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FOR THOSE OF US GENETICALLY CHALLENGED BY record keeping who cant for the life of us organize checkbooks, tax forms or even the numbers of a monthly budget an advanced species of human has evolved for which there seems to be no rational explanation: The County Clerk. County clerks, as it turns out, are record keepers nonpareil. Theyre the blue whales of records keepers, the wake-makers whose broad swath of collected data distinctly marks the course plotted through society by citizens and communities. The properties we buy, sell, lose or gain. The love we make or break with marriage and SEE STATS, A8 DECLINES AT THE COURTHOUSE ARE A GOOD SIGN FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDABY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ y g d d i f h h l d f FOR SOUTHWEST FO R TH O SE O F US G ENETI C ALLY C HALLEN G ED BY record keeping who cant for the life o f u s o rg anize checkbooks, tax forms or eve n the numbers o f a monthl y bud g et an D E C LINE S AT THE CO URTH O U S E ARE A GOO D S I G N FORSOUTHWEST BY R OG ER WILLIAM S rwilliams @ RECESSION AN UPSIDE TO THE CIVIL CASESFELONIES DIVORCES PARKING & TRAFFIC TICKETS CRIMINAL TRAFFIC20072008200920105,000 0 6,000 7,000 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 SMALL CLAIMS20072008200920102,300 0 2,500 2,700 2,900 3,100 3,300 3,500 FORECLOSURES20072008200920103,000 0 3,750 4,500 5,250 6,000 7,750 8,250 Representatives of every county and city government in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Hendry and Glades counties met last Thursday morning to discuss interconnected waterways, social networking, disaster planning and agriculture. The Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council is one of 11 in Florida created to address regional issues. Gov. Rick Scott has proposed eliminating state funding for all 11 of the states councils. David Hutchinson, SWFRPC planning director, urged members to contact the governors office about the matter. Heres a sampling of what was discussed last week in Fort Myers: Water qualityPhil Flood of the South Florida Water Management District said there needs to be a broader vision when it comes to water quality. All SWFRPC members were in favor of creating a watershed committee to address the regions interconnected waterways.Rail systemsThe council watched a video of Sen. Bill Nelson lobbying for a high-speed rail from Tampa to Orlando, which Gov. Scott is against funding. The state needs $280 million for the $2.4 billion project. Its 24,000 jobs in the next five years, the senator said, comparing the long-term significance of the project to the interstate highway system.Technology and the social networkThe Lee County Disaster Recovery Consortium wants to make sure the area never faces a computer blackout. The group, made up of Regional planning council looks at wide-ranging issuesBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ SEE PLANNING, A31 A world of richesSee a trove of treasures at the Naples International Art & Antique Fair. C1 Bare talesRead about and see hunks at your service. B1 BILL CORNWELL A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A38 PETS OF THE WEEK A40 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8, 10, 11 REAL ESTATE B13 EVENTS C6-7 PLAY REVIEW C8 SAVE THE DATE C28-30 SOCIETY C31-33 CUISINE C34-45 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 21 FREE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 23-MARCH 2, 2011POSTAL CUSTOMER Enjoy the ViewGulfshore Playhouse prepares to bring an Arthur Miller classic to The Norris Center. C12 Great goldensRescue organization plans festival fundraiser in Bonita Springs. A33 DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: FEBRUARY 24 2011 SMALL CLAIMS B a r e t a l e s Read abou t a n d see h u n ks ti B1


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NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Privileges at BCHC | Most Insurances Accepted Specializing in FOOT & ANKLE SURGERYBunion and Hammertoe Surgery Diabetic Foot Care Laser Therapy for Toenail Fungus PodoPediatrics Flat Feet and Toe Walkers Achilles Tendonitis Heel Pain/Plantar Fascitis Foot and Ankle Arthritis Management Sports Medicine Neuropathy 239 676. 2663 (BONE) 3501 Health Center Boulevard, Suite # 2180 Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Monday Friday 8:30 AM 5 PM NOW OFFERING Pain Free Laser Therapy for Toenail NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 Somewhere, Capt. Billy must be smiling, because now, 122 years after his death, a deluded gaggle of unreconstructed white Southerners seems hell-bent on resurrecting the lost cause that consumed Billys adult life. Billy was a fraternal great-grandfather whose full name was William Dawson Cornwell. But he was known as Capt. Billy within my family and throughout most of central Georgia. By any reckoning, Billy was one of the most fearless and fearsome warriors to fight for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He was outrageously handsome, adept with sword and pistol, well read, an accomplished raconteur and quite the charmer. And, oh yeah, he was a large slaveholder as well a circumstance for which Billy never apologized. My late dad, who was born in 1907, had listened as a little boy to tales of Billys battlefield heroics as told by the dwindling number of Confederate veterans who whiled away blistering summer afternoons on the benches surrounding the Courthouse Square in Monticello, Ga. Boy, your granddaddy killed more Yankees than youll ever meet, one grizzled vet told my wide-eyed father. Billys battlefield exploits are legion. The most enduring involves the Battle of Olustee, which was the most significant Civil War encounter to be fought in Florida. On Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Billy took a bullet to the chest. Three men held him down while a fourth cauterized his wound with a red-hot poker. A kerchief was stuffed into the open lesion, and Billy was sent home with the heartfelt thanks of the Confederate Nation and a saddlebag full of medals and battle ribbons. A couple of weeks later, the men of Company A, 32nd Georgia Infantry were thunderstruck when Billy reappeared on horseback in his dress grays and pronounced himself ready for more action. The kerchief still protruded from his chest, but Billy insisted the injury was little more than a minor annoyance. He fought on for the remainder of the war and notably distinguished himself with a savage performance in 1865 at the Battle of Averasboro in North Carolina, where he witnessed the death of his oldest brother at the hands of a Union soldier, whom Billy promptly and painfully dispatched to the Promised Land with his bloodstained battle sword. Following the war, Billy broken physically and financially retreated to the banks of the Ocmulgee River in the woodlands of Georgia. An outbreak of malaria later forced him and his family from their homestead, and that only added to the malaise that engulfed him. Billy spent his remaining years railing against Abraham Lincoln, William Tecumseh Sherman, Yankees, blacks, the demise of slavery and the injustice of the Souths defeat. Not long after the war, he beat senseless a man who had dared to hum The Battle Hymn of the Republic in his presence. Billy never fully recovered from his chest wound, and it led to the pneumonia that claimed him on Jan. 24, 1889, at the age of 53. I think now of Billy because the 150th anniversary of the secession of the 11 Southern slave states and the commencement of the Civil War is upon us. It is an appropriate time, of course, to consider and discuss the terrible conflict that took more than 600,000 American lives. Reflection and historical analysis are called for on anniversaries such as this, but across the South facts and history have been replaced by a hagiographic construct that bears scant resemblance to reality.Secession, in many quarters, is no longer viewed as shameful, but rather as some glorious and grand act of political courage and independence.Secession balls and elaborate parties are held to pay tribute to what essentially was an act of high treason. One such bash was held in the old slave-trading hub of Charleston, S.C., where men and women dressed in period costumes and preened like gentrified characters from Gone with the Wind.Even public officials are getting into the act. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas makes vague noises about yanking his state from the Union, and for this he is praised. Last year, Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell proclaimed Confederate History Month and refused initially, at least to acknowledge that slavery had anything at all to do with the Civil War. And now, in Mississippi, theres a push to issue an automobile license plate honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, the wily Confederate general who not only was accused of war crimes, but who also served as the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. The Civil War (or The War of Northern Aggression, as someone I know refers to it) eviscerated the South and sent it careening toward the Dark Ages. The Confederates suffered nearly 260,000 deaths. The land, the economy and the very psyche of an entire region were reduced to rubble. There were multiple reasons for the war, but, undeniably, one of them was an attempt to perpetuate the practice of human bondage, and no amount of swooning over moonlight and magnolias can paper over that fact. Still, a sizable segment of the region continues to portray the gravest constitutional crisis in our nations history as if it were nothing more than a chivalrous knights tale penned by Sir Walter Scott. There is nothing wrong with acclaiming your heritage. Brave and good men fought for both North and South, and Robert E. Lee endures as a noble figure, no matter which side you are on. But turning a blind eye to the ugly realities of the Civil War serves no end. To those Southerners who insist on perpetuating these romantic fantasies, I offer this: Capt. Billy died an embittered and defeated man. In many ways, his life was a sad metaphor for the Civil War South as a whole. From where I sit, that is no reason to throw a party. Capt. Billys last stand billCORNWELL bcornwell@floridaweekly.comCOMMENTARY

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Susan Powell Brown Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merritt Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Bernadette La Paglia Dennis Goodman Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald David MichaelCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersJon Colvin Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Dave AndersonCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Masse Cori Higgins Jeff Jerome jjerome@floridaweekly.comBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoSales and Marketing AssistantKim RiggiePublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2011 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $29.95 in-county$49.95 in-state $54.95 out-of-state OPINION President Barack Obama unleashed his proposed 2012 budget this week, pronouncing, proudly: Ive called for a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years. This freeze would cut the deficit by more than $400 billion over the next decade, bringing this kind of spending domestic discretionary spending to its lowest share of our economy since Dwight Eisenhower was president. Focus on the word freeze. That is exactly what many people might do, if this budget passes as proposed. While defense spending increases, with the largest Pentagon funding request since World War II, the budget calls for cutting in half a program called Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP. LIHEAP offers block grants to states so they can offer financial assistance to low-income households in order to meet home energy needs, mostly for heating. Most of its recipients are the elderly and disabled. The program is currently funded at more than $5 billion. Obama is calling for that to be slashed to $2.57 billion roughly half. This life-ordeath program, which literally can help prevent people from freezing to death, represents less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the proposed $3.7 trillion annual budget. Compare this with the proposed military budget. Defense spending is a misnomer. Until 1947-48, the Pentagon was officially, and appropriately, called the War Department. In the proposed budget released on Valentines Day, the Department of Defense request is $553 billion for the base budget, an increase of $22 billion above the 2010 appropriation. The White House has touted what it calls $78 billion in cuts that Defense Secretary Robert Gates is considering. But as the Institute for Policy Studies notes: The Defense Department talks about cutting its own budget $78 billion over five years and most reporting takes this at face value. It shouldnt. The Pentagon is following the familiar tradition of planning ambitious increases, paring them back, and calling this a cut. The $553 billion Pentagon budget doesnt even include war. To Obamas credit, the costs are actually in the budget. Recall, President George W. Bush repeatedly called the expenditures emergency needs, and pressured Congress to pass supplemental funding, outside of the normal budget process. The Obama administration, nevertheless, has given the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan the Orwellian moniker Overseas Contingency Operations, and is asking for $118 billion. Add to that the $55 billion for the National Intelligence Program (a budget item for which the amount has never before been revealed, according to government secrecy expert Steven Aftergood), and the publicly revealed military/intelligence budget is at close to three-quarters of a trillion dollars. Obamas 216-page budget doesnt mention Pentagon once. He does invoke the name of President Eisenhower, though. Two times he credits Eisenhower for creating the national interstate highway system, and, as mentioned, boasts of the proposed spending freeze: This freeze would be the most aggressive effort to restrain discretionary spending to take effect in 30 years and, by 2015, would lower non-security discretionary funding as a share of the economy to the lowest level since Dwight D. Eisenhower was president. If he is going to reference his predecessor, he should learn from Eisenhowers prescient warning, given in his farewell speech in 1961: In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. Another Eisenhower speech that should guide Obama was given in April 1953, before the American Society of Newspaper Editors, just two weeks after he was inaugurated as president. In it, the general-turned-president said, Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This is one of the coldest winters on record. One in eight people in the U.S. is on food stamps, the largest percentage of Americans ever. More, as well, are without health insurance, despite the initial benefits of the health-care reform act passed last year. Americans are cold, hungry and unemployed. By increasing military spending, already greater than all of the worlds military budgets combined, we are only spreading that misery abroad. We should get our priorities straight. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 800 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best seller.Obamas budget: Freezing the poorIndiana Gov. Mitch Daniels did not get the memo about CPAC, the annual gathering of conservatives in Washington. The etiquette is that presidential wannabes should hew to a narrow band of harsh and harsher denunciations of liberalism, or anything suspected of having a liberal taint. Last year, the impressively earnest and bright former governor of Minnesota, Tim Pawlenty, denounced brie-eating, although he had not hitherto been known for his hostility to the French-derived soft cheese. Thats what pandering does. Daniels, in contrast, seems temperamentally incapable of unseriousness; he is the anti-panderer. He gave a speech at CPAC that was characteristically thoughtful, standing out in his willingness to tell hard truths about the nations fiscal condition and to challenge his audience. Daniels spoke in favor of principled compromise should the best way be blocked, he argued, then someone will need to find the second-best way. He called for reaching beyond the conservative base to voters who surf past C-SPAN to get to SportsCenter. He said the right should distinguish carefully skepticism about Big Government from contempt for all government. He plugged civility. This was not a typical CPAC speech, in fact not a typical speech for any politician anywhere. Daniels struck these admonitory notes not to lecture friends, but to prepare them to summon all the persuasiveness and coalition-building necessary to fight the Red Menace, his phrase for the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. Everyone knows and everyone says popular entitlement programs imperil the countrys fiscal health. Then, the conversation usually ends. Daniels walks all over the third rail in his deliberate, plain-spoken Hoosierstyle. At CPAC, he said its time to bid an affectionate thank-you to the major social welfare programs of the last century. If the Democratic National Committee doesnt have this sound bite already filed away for a negative ad should he run for president, someone should be fired. Daniels advocates new Social Security and Medicare compacts. Over time, he wants to change the programs so that they focus on the neediest, grow with inflation but not faster, and feature more flexibility and choice. In pursuit of his vision of fiscal rectitude, Daniels is willing to put defense on the chopping block and relegate cultural issues to the far back burner. Conservative sacred cows, too, must go to the slaughterhouse. Daniels, a former Office of Management and Budget director, spoke compellingly at CPAC about the need for economic growth and about the struggles of the middle class, but made them subordinate to the overriding question of the debt. This has it backward. Growth and middle-class vitality should be the foremost goals of our economic policy, with debt reduction merely a means to help achieve them. For all their worship of Ronald Reagan, Republicans sound at times as if they are reverting all the way back to Eisenhower-era deficit phobia. To all of this, Daniels the anti-panderer would surely say, Here I stand, I can do no other. At CPAC, he again proved himself centered, cleareyed and honest. Hes the kind of guy who makes you think, He should run for president and probably wont. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Mitch Daniels, the anti-panderer b b t amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly

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Far fewer traffic tickets have been issued by police or sheriffs deputies across Southwest Florida in recent years than in the more distant past, for example. A guy from the Detroit Free Press called me and asked me why, recalls Charlie Green, Lee Countys Clerk of Courts. I told him it was because were damn site better drivers. Better escape artists, too, the numbers seem to suggest. When the good times rolled in Collier, the number of marriages reached an all time high. In 2005, the Collier Clerk of Courts recorded 3,380 marriages the same year that passport applications were the lowest since 1999, at 5,573. Apparently, people wanted to get hitched. And they didnt want to escape. Then along came the ugly-as-sin recession. The number of people seeking marriage declined steadily through the hard years to a low of 2,713 in 2010 (the number of marriages actually performed by Collier officials last year was 580, the lowest in five years). But what about the would-be escapees, if those who seek passport applications can be so described? In one year they more than doubled, cresting at 11,502 in 2006 and never again dropping below 10,000 (last year the number came in at 10,838).What does this mean?We have no idea what this means. But Dwight Brock, the clerk of courts for Collier County, points out that the huge increase in passport applications beginning in 2005 coincides with a U.S. government rule change. Officials no longer amend personal information on the old passports of would-be travelers with outdated details. Instead, in 2005 they began issuing brand new passports to people who needed to amend the data, theoretically improving security and consolidating information on a single page. Consider this, too. As times grew desperate, the crime rate rose, right? Wrong. As times grew desperate, and stayed desperate, bad drivers and bad guys seemed to decline in number across Southwest Florida. In Collier, people charged with criminal felonies and brought to court were vigorously using the system way back in 2007. That year, there were 4,073 cases, which amounts to a whopping average of 11 or more per day for each day of the year. But the criminals have hunkered down since then, it seems. In 2010, there were a mere 2,867 criminal court cases, or fewer than eight a day. Misdemeanor cases declined, too, by more than 900 a year by 2010, when the Collier clerk recorded 3,816 of them. The economy in this area was driven by construction. Construction workers have a tendency to be engaged in little traffic crimes, and those types of things that are no longer there in the numbers, suggests Mr. Brock. In Lee County, meanwhile, trends were similar. Felony cases reached a high of 8,411 in 2007, when the recession began to pick up steam, but the next year they declined to 7,701. In 2009 that dropped to 6,251, and in 2010 it was just marginally higher, at 6,305. Perhaps people just decided to be nicer. But no, that probably wasnt it. A lot of people we had employed who were building houses and helping the economy grow, were also stealing job-site stuff and getting involved in things they shouldnt, says Lees clerk, Mr. Green, echoing his counterpart in Collier. And those people left pretty quickly. If you look at felony cases, theyre down 7 percent from last year and 9 percent from two years ago. Misdemeanor has remained steady, but its down 4 percent from two years ago. That hard-working class of people involved in heavy-labor stuff I dont think theyre drinking as much alcohol, or getting in trouble as much. And that would be reflected in traffic citations, too.The driving gameDrivers did a U-turn in behavior, and went from worse to better, if arrests, fines and tickets are any measure. In 2007, Collier County police and sheriffs deputies went to court for criminal traffic violations 11,312 times. But by the end of last year, that number had been reduced to a mere 4,813 criminal traffic court cases. What could account for this better drivers, perhaps? Dont be silly. I know and you know and everybody else that has a brain that functions knows, that people are not committing half as many traffic infractions, even though the numbers of citations have dropped roughly in half, says Mr. Brock. So how about blaming it on the state legislature? Not only might that prove fun for its own sake, but its not entirely farfetched, and it has significant consequences. Mr. Brock offers this savvy summary of events economic, social and even psychological. First, the construction industry with it working class population has mostly vanished. And the numbers of migrant workers dropped precipitously, too. Here in Collier County there was quite a bit of migrant labor and theres not a lot of that here any more as a consequence of the agricultural industry just not being here any more, as it once was, Mr. Brock says. In addition, the sheriffs department here in this community has made a push to address the issue of illegal immigrants. That has had an appreciable impact on some types of crime. When it comes to good or bad drivers, though, the drop in citations isnt their fault. Over this period of time, Mr. Brock explains, citing the recession years, the fines for the traffic events have been increased exponentially by the legislature. They decided we needed more money, so they looked at the number of citations being given, and said, Lets increase the fines to create X dollars in the revenue. When they did that, they caused police officers or sheriffs deputies to become more reluctant to issue citations. The economy, in other words, has had a psychological impact on officers of the law. And thats not good when it comes to funding the county clerks office, where civil traffic fines provide the lions share of money to grease the wheel. These people in the legislature are not economists, observes Mr. Brock. Neither did they take into consideration the psychological impact of much higher fines during a bad recession, on officers. As a consequence, instead of increasing revenues, they probably actually decreased them. Thus, no raises have been issued to staff in the clerks office in four years; on the contrary, pay cuts have been handed out for more than two years, Mr. Brock says. And just last week, the legislature required that he cut another $300,000 from his budget. I havent yet figured out how we manufacture resources without the funding to do it, he says. I must have missed something that those intelligent people in Tallahassee know.STATSFrom page A1 CRIMINAL FELONY20072008200920102,800 0 3,000 3,200 3,400 3,600 3,800 4,000 MISDEMEANORS20072008200920103,800 0 4,100 4,300 4,500 4,700 4,900 5,100


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In 2008, civil traffic tickets challenged in Lee courts amounted to 116,821, and they went down by more than 8,000 the next year, in 2008, to 108,207. But that was nothing compared to 2009, when they dropped to a low of 89,418. And then in 2010 the number inched slightly back up, to 92,423. What or who could explain this happy mystery? Meanwhile, criminal traffic violators shaped up a bit, too. Once, way back in 2007, the road seemed full of drunk drivers or speeders who thought nothing of running 20 or 30 miles per hour over the limit, or folks who dinged somebody elses car with theirs and left the scene, only to be reported to authorities by some sharp-eyed, lawabiding observer. Four years ago, 23,891 of them ended up in criminal traffic court. The next year, in 2008, that figure dropped to 20,349, and by the end of fiscal year 2009, they number came in at an almost paltry 15,482. But the good-behavior trend didnt stop there: in 2010 it dropped by another thousand or so, to 14,490 criminal traffic court cases. What accounts for this may be both a busted economy and the consequential changes in the population, says Sheriff Mike Scott. Let me offer a couple of thoughts. One, clearly there are fewer people here. Many people left the area predominantly once the work stopped a lot of our workforce labor, our general labor. (They left) when the construction industry dried up. That may account for some drop in criminal court cases. With regard to traffic, our traffic stops are up and our warnings are up, while tickets may be down, explains Sheriff Scott. Were still stopping a lot of cars. Were still addressing issues at the drivers windows. However, were a little more inclined, given the economy, to issue a warning versus a ticket. That suggests a significant drop in revenue to the clerks office, which may be one reason why nobody there has enjoyed a raise in three years, and the staff has been reduced over recent years from 437 to about 350, says Lees Mr. Green. There is this, too: Parking tickets, always a good source of county income, have declined precipitously, from more than 2,200 to only about 800 in 2010. People have been less inclined to shop during the recession, the sheriff surmises, so theyre not parking where they can be ticketed, as frequently.Other numbersMeanwhile, some significant stability showed in the clerks numbers. In Collier County, divorces, known rather formally as dissolution of marriage in clerk records, numbered 1,312 back in 2006. Then the numbers went slightly up and slightly down before heading only slightly up again last year, to 1,213. In Lee, the numbers in one count defined more broadly as domestic relations, which can include disputes over who will care for and keep children held steady too, in the 8,400 to 8,800 range. Tenant evictions did not appear to directly reflect the recession, either. They hovered in the 1,400 to 1,500 range from 2006 through 2010 in Collier, for example, when they reached an all-time high of 1,513 tenant evictions recorded through the courts. Lees numbers were similarly stable. And as for the lets sueem crowd, they appeared to became more active in the heart of the recession, like a wasps nest somebody nudged. In 2006 in Collier, 2,769 citizens went to small claims court, a number that jumped by almost 800 in a year to 3,352 in 2008, before declining to a many-year low of 2,386 in 2010. In Lee, the numbers rose from about 6,500 to more than 8,100 between 2006 and 2008, before dropping back to about 4,700 last year. Some of those variations in numbers may be influenced to some extent by changes in filing fees, the clerks suggest. In July, 2008, for example, circuit filing fees went from $300 to $400, with other filing fees for divorces, small claims and county claims bumping up, too. Tenant eviction fees made the largest jump, from $80 to $270, but came back down to a still-significant $185 in 2009. The big decrease in civil court cases has a lot to do with the fact that filing fees are higher than they used to be, because the Florida legislature increased them, explains Mr. Green. The other reason is, I dont think people have the funds to take other people to court, particularly in county and small claims courts. Probate is the only one thats up thats contesting wills and so on. So maybe more people are just dying to leave. Those people never complain its their descendents who are hard on the system. But they cant wait to get the hell out of here. Neither can we, when it comes to the dizzying (but revealing) array of numbers. But we cant leave the numbers game without adding some that might be encouraging. The word itself is not encouraging, however, and neither is its numbers history: Foreclosures. In Collier they climbed from 487 in 2005 to 4,395 last year. The good news is that last years number amounted to roughly half the numbers from 2008 and 2009: the clerk recorded 7,872 in 2008, and 8,203 in 2009. And in Lee, at or near the top among counties in the nation for foreclosures during the height of the recession, they reached a high of 27,785 in 2008, followed by 21,277 in 2009. But last year, in 2010? Foreclosures came in at a mere 10,819, which averages out to less than 1,000 a month. Make no mistake, times are looking up. The numbers dont lie. With regard to traffic, our traffic stops are up and our warnings are up, while tickets may be down. Were still stopping a lot of cars. 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It seems like Mr. Iaocca, a renowned businessman in his time, was also well aware of the danger of resting on ones laurels. Ive always been a fan of lead, follow or get the heck out of the way in order that those who are doing what you say cant be done, can get it done. Naples has been blessed with many of those kinds of leaders.A centennial celebrationOn Aug. 27, 1962, 15 like-minded people came together at the Naples Yacht Club to gather and preserve all of the items, documents and material which have a bearing on the history of Collier County. They aptly named their group the Collier County Historical Society. According to Charles Dauray Jr., in 1985 the CCHS, acting as an agent to the city of Naples, launched The Centennial Foundation, which had a two-fold purpose: recognize the importance of the beginning of Naples and raise funds to enlarge the Collier County Museum and continue the restoration of historic Palm Cottage. The centennial celebration, which acknowledged Naples official birth in 1885, kicked off with birthday party festivities for some 5,000 people. The Centennial Costume Ball sold out its 300 tickets in just three days, perhaps due in part to the excitement of the brand new RitzCarlton, Naples, location or that WEVU-TV hosted a live program from the ballroom touting the importance of local history. (Oh, how sweet it is.) Funds from this extraordinary effort highlighting community, collaboration and connectivity supported local history and culture: $175,000 went to enlarge the Collier County Museum facility; $25,000 went to the city of Naples to build the band shell at Cambier Park; and $45,000 went for the rehabilitation of Palm Cottage.The Diamond JubileeOn Dec. 1, 1998, a committee of community stewards launched the Naples Diamond Jubilee, a six-month celebration of the citys 75th anniversary. The committee was headed by former Mayor Kim Anderson and the current at the time, Bonnie MacKenzie. (Dolly Roberts magic was woven throughout the event.) Community spirit was so high that almost all Naples jewelry stores participated. Those that are still around are Joss Aragon Jewelry Designer, Carlson Fine Jewelry, Cleopatras Barge Fine Jewelry, Port Royal Jewelry, Thalheimerss Fine Jewelry and Yamron Jewelers. The Diamond Jubilee committee held a series of events commemorating various facets of Naples history, such as the 22nd Hysterically Historical Great Dock Canoe Race and a swamp buggy parade chaired by Jim Coletta and Skip Riffle. Other gifts to the community from this group of stewards included 75 shade trees planted in Cambier Park and the bronze historical markers program that highlights 12 areas of significance in our fair city.2011 moving forwardNaples Backyard History, in preparation for seeking approval of five additional historical markers, uncovered that three of the five slated candidates were on the original list of 15: The Naples Company Building, Tin City and Combs Fish House (Kellys Fish House). The other new sites we hope to recognize are the Bayfront area that once served as a rail turnaround and the Calusa Canal entrance sites. Also uncovered was the potential of a historic preservation fund for the purpose of maintaining the markers and expanding the program. The marker for the Naples Daily News building that once stood on Central Avenue is missing. The sign indicated the papers beginning in 1923, its moves in 1947 and 1969, its Sunday edition in 1988 and its purchase by Scripps Howard. (Any news about the markers whereabouts would be greatly appreciated.) As the effort for the new historical markers moves through the process, I am reminded of the lessons from Teaching History with Family History. We create history through our daily tasks. A communitys history is the sum of its families lifestyles and economic situations. The Diamond Jubilee committee, which used only private and corporate sponsorships (no tax dollars) expressed hope that future generations will continue to build on their communitys legacy and firm foundation of vision, fortitude, integrity and dedication. Their celebration offered all who participated then and today the opportunity to pay tribute to the city of Naples and to recognize their communitys past full of pride as well as its future full of promise. BY LOIS BOLIN ____________________Special to Florida WeeklyUNDERCOVER HISTORIAN f s t t m e h r y ef fo rt Fi ne J ew el ry C le op at ra s B ar ge F in e Je wH o o o a s mo ve s in


The Naples Airport Authority has appointed Edith Scott Scottie Yeager and Bob Erbstein to its Noise Compatibility Committee to serve for four years. A real estate broker, private pilot and ground instructor, Ms. Yeager was a member of the NAA Technical Advisory Committee in the late 1980s and contributed to the Naples Municipal Airports original noise study. She sat on the NAA board from 1991-1993 and served a term as vice chair. Ms. Yeager is treasurer of the Aqualane Shores Association and previously served on the foundation boards of the Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology and the Wet Paint Auction. Her professional career includes nearly two decades in aircraft marketing, leasing and sales. She has been licensed as a real estate broker in Florida since 1986. Ms. Yeager holds a bachelors degree from the University of Hartford, has been a resident of Collier County for 28 years and of the city of Naples for two decades. Mr. Erbstein is president of Graphic Transitions Inc., a printing consulting firm, and has lived in Naples for 12 years. He served as vice president for technology and planning for Transcontinental Printing in Montreal, held several management positions with Harris Corp. in Dover, N.H., and has extensive experience and patents related to the manufacturing of press equipment. Mr. Erbstein serves on the boards of the Naples Council of World Affairs, Save the Bays and Venetian Bay North Yacht Club, as well as on the citys Community Energy Savings Committee. He has volunteered as a guardian ad litem in Naples and was a school board member in New Hampshire. He holds a bachelors degree from Cornell University and a masters in electrical engineering from Brown University. The Noise Compatibility Committee was established in 1997 to review the airport noise abatement program and make recommendations to the Naples Municipal Airport staff and the NAA. The nine committee members are volunteers representing the Collier County Commission, Naples City Council, general aviation pilots and six geographic areas. Bob Tweedie chairs the committee, and William Confoy is vice chairman. In addition to Ms. Yeager and Mr. Erbstein, the committee includes Mayor William Barnett, Bill Goddard, Kenneth Lohmann, Byron Meade and Duane Repp. Naples Municipal Airport is a certificated air carrier airport run primarily with revenue generated from its operations. It is home to flight schools, air charter, aviation and nonaviation businesses as well as fire/rescue services, mosquito control, car rental agencies and the Collier County Sheriffs aviation unit. During the 2009-2010 fiscal year, the airport accommodated 86,000 takeoffs and landings. The Florida Department of Transportation values the airports economic impact at more than $120 million. For more information, visit www.FlyNaples. com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 NEWS A15 Men in Black HYPOXI combines cardio exercise with high and low pressure to intensify blood circulation in targeted areas, allowing the body to burn fat in problem areas. Chaos to ClarityOne Yoga One Life.Expansion of Being workshops After giving up I tried once more. Water Yoga worked for me. M. J. 2010Happy Healthy Powerful Fearless WaterYoga.orgFree Consultation 941.504.2816 Healing Where Others Failed 30 Day Life TransformationTwo new members appointed to airport noise committeeYEAGER ERBSTEIN SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 A19 Dont Miss a Beat! The Hispanic Institute at Hodges University has issued the results of a survey quantifying the interest for nonstop service from Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) to Caribbean and Latin American countries. The results of this survey will be valuable support information for us when we meet with our airline partners to discuss new routes, says Robert Ball, executive director for the Lee County Port Authority.More than 94 percent of the respondents said they would travel more to Caribbean or Latin American countries if there were direct service from RSW. Forty-six percent said they would travel to Puerto Rico, and 21 percent would travel to the Dominican Republic. Other travel destinations included Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia and Brazil.Data was collected from more than 1,000 Hispanics and non-Hispanics in Collier and Lee counties. The surveys were conducted in English, face-to-face, by phone, e-mail and in local newspapers with the help of collaborating partners, the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic American Business Alliance. I hope our collaboration with the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic American Business Alliance will help our efforts to secure nonstop air service to these destinations, not just for leisure travel, but for education and business development as well, says Carmen Rey-Gomez, director of the Hispanic Institute at Hodges University. With direct air service, economic doors open on both sides, not just from our region, but from these other countries as well, she adds. There is great potential for economic development. For a copy of the full report, contact the Hispanic Institute at Hodges University at 938-7793. Survey shows high interest in direct flights from RSW to Caribbean, Latin AmericaDuring January, 726,322 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), a decrease of 0.7 percent compared to January 2010. The traffic leader in January was Delta, with 157,445 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were AirTran (120,618), JetBlue (86,840), Southwest (79,480) and US Airways (66,887). RSW had 8,461 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 0.8 percent compared to January 2010. In addition, more than 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through the facility in January 2011. RSW served more than 7.5 million passengers in 2010 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. For more information, log onto www.flylcpa. com. Passenger numbers drop in JanuarySPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYMAKO BOATSHAVE ARRIVED!MarineMax of Naples is now your new Mako dealer for Southwest Florida45 years ago Mako boats entered the saltwater shing industry with a revolutionary line of center console boats. Today's Mako family offers four Offshore and three Inshore models, from the new 284 CC Offshore to the new 18 LTS inshore ats boat, you will nd the right boat for Southwest Florida waters. MarineMax is a full service Mako dealer. Please contact Diamond Neeley with any questions or to set up a consultation. He can assist you in building and rigging your next boat tailored to your expectations.MarineMax Naples 1146 6th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 Diamond Neeley


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PAGE 37 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA38 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 HEALTHY LIVING What transforms a patient outcome into a truly outstanding, first-rate experience? Being technically excellent is the obvious and critical starting point for a quality outcome. But the added ingredient for all concerned patient, family and physician is the irreplaceable element of patient satisfaction. The concept of patient satisfaction was not always well understood or even defined. Today, however, physicians at NCH and around the country are being recognized and rewarded for having the communication skills to share a caring attitude while engaged in the noble profession of medicine. We are honored at NCH to recognize 32 physicians who have been singled out for tremendously positive feedback from the patients they cared for this past year. These medical staff members rank in the 99th percentile of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey database of more than 1,000 hospitals. To quote Dr. Aurora Estevez, our chief medical officer, in a response to an inquiry from board member Edwin Stedem, chairman of the Finance Committee: It is a hugely important that they be recognized. Hopefully it will inspire those who are not on this list to improve their patient satisfaction so they can be part of this group next year. Here are the names of our doctors whose patients gave them great feedback about their experience with NCH: Nikorn Arunakul, H. Morton Bertram, Thomas Beckett, Jennifer Bevins, H. Kurtis Biggs, Douglas Boynton, Elizabeth Brothers, Gary Colon, Paul Dernbach, Daniel Drew, George Ferguson, Louis Foley, Joseph Gauta, Mark Gerber, James Guerra, Jeffrey Heitmann, Wendy Humphrey, Jacob Jordan, Michael Lusk, Thomas Magardino, Nelson Maldonado, Leon Mead, Holly Miller, David Ornstein, Thomas Parent, Mark Petrites, Luigi Querusio, James Scanlon, Paul Shields, Dennis Stapleton, Richard Underwood and David White. Its inspiring to have 32 models of excellence in patient satisfaction in our midst, everyday. Congratulations and thank you to you all. You represent the highest level of caring and professionalism in medicine today. Great doctors get great ratings from their patientsTake a dose of nutrition classesThe Renaissance Academy of FGCU presents Nutrition for a New Age from 1:30-3 p.m. Thursdays at the FGCU Naples Center. Topics and dates are Supplement Savvy, Feb. 24 and Healing Foods, March 3. For more information, call 4344737 or visit Yoga workshops offeredCertified yogi Yiota Kotokis leads Break It Down & Build It Up, part one of a series about Demystifying Yoga, from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Beyond Motion fitness studio in North Naples. The series is designed for people who are curious about yoga and how to realistically apply it to their own body and fitness regime, says Amy Lademann, co-founder of the fitness center. Cost of Break It Down & Build It Up is $35. Register by calling 254-9300 or visiting health expert, author will discuss joyUnity of Naples will present The Healing Power of Joy and Pleasures by New York Times best-selling author Dr. Christiane Northrup at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1. Dr. Northrup practiced obstetrics and gynecology for more than 25 years and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today show and The View, among others. General admission is $50 per person; VIP tickets are $125 and include a reception with Dr. Northrup at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Unity of Naples at 775-3009 or e-mail, hip pain topic of lecturePhysicians Regional Healthcare System offers free lectures for community education and service. Heres whats coming up next at Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge, 6101 Pine Ridge Road: 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 2: Innovation in the Treatment of Knee and Hip Pain, presented by orthopedic surgeon Frederick Buechel Jr. Seating is limited. For reservations or more information, call 348-4180 or visit for the visually impairedLighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss collaborates with the Division of Blind Services to present classes for those who are going blind or having vision loss. Classes take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at Lighthouse of Collier, 424 Bayfront Place. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit COURTESY PHOTOTO YOUR HEALTH Wh t t f ti t t i o s f f allenWEISS STRAIGHT TALKCOURTESY PHOTOYiota Kotokis, left, with a student Dr. Kae Ferber has a prescription for women who are struggling to balance the roles of mother, spouse, daughter and career woman: Get your hair professionally styled. It sounds really simple, but women who take time to do something for themselves have lower stress levels and better overall health, says Dr. Ferber, who practices with Millennium Physician Group in Naples. Women tend to be the caretakers of their families and feel guilty taking time for themselves, but maintaining your appearance can go a long way toward lowering stress and bolstering self-esteem, she says. The same goes for maintaining your health, she adds. Dr. Ferber and her colleagues Drs. Rebecca Rock and Julie Southmayd agree that most women tend to take care of the big health issues, but let the little things go. Most women are pretty good at keeping up with their mammograms and Pap smears, but they let things like a proper diet and exercise slide, says Dr. Rock. A calcium deficiency or those extra 10 pounds could lead to bigger health problems. Taking a daily multivitamin, calcium supplement and fish oil requires almost no time and has long-lasting results, the doctors stress.SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYwomenBalancing many roles requires to care for themselvesFERBER SEE WOMEN, A39


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 NEWS A41 dry location if protected from the elements. And stop throwing away veggie trimmings from meal preparation give them to your rabbit! Health care. Get your rabbit spayed or neutered. In addition to keeping your rabbit from reproducing, youll have a better pet. Unaltered rabbits can have behavior problems such as aggression and urinespraying. Your rabbit will need a wellness check, just as a cat or dog would, and a good rabbit vet will help you catch little health problems before they become big ones. Check with your local rabbit rescue group for the names of veterinarians who are known to be good with rabbits. Exercise and play. Make sure your rabbit is allowed time outside the cage or pen every day. If you cant manage letting your rabbit roam at will indoors, block off a single rabbit-proofed room. A secure, supervised area outside is fine as well, but dont leave your rabbit unattended. Rabbits can be scared literally to death by cats, dogs and even jays and crows. Rabbits love toys. Cat toys, dog toys, hard-plastic baby toys and even the cardboard tubes from inside toilet paper and paper towel rolls are fun for rabbits. Cardboard boxes stuffed with hay and treats are also fun for bunnies.Once youve gotten the hang of rabbit care, think of adding another such pet. Rabbits are social animals and do very well in pairs. For more information, check out the House Rabbit Society ( BY GINA SPADAFORI_______________________________Universal UclickSilly rabbits arent just for kids anymorelayer of recycled paper pellets, covered with a layer of fresh grass hay. You dont scoop a rabbit box you change it completely, every day. (The ingredients you toss are great for your compost pile.)Because some rabbits can be chewers, youll want to make sure that any rabbitfriendly area has electrical cords tucked away, and deny access to the legs of nice furniture and the corners of good carpets. Nutrition. Fresh water needs to be available at all times. For food, you can use high-quality commercial rabbit pellets for a base diet, or you can also skip the store-bought route and feed your rabbit a good variety of fresh leafy veggies and an unlimited supply of fresh grass hay. If you go the pellet route, your rabbit should still get as much fresh grass hay as he wants, and still offer fresh leafy vegetables to complement the pellets. Treat your rabbit, too: Bunnies love little bits of fruits and root vegetables. If you have storage space, hay is cheaper by the bale and lasts for weeks in a cool, If you havent met a rabbit kept in the house as a pet, I guarantee that you have no idea how engaging, entertaining and affectionate these pets can be. I know, because Ive long been a fan of house rabbits and have kept them off and on for several years now. What do most people not know about rabbits? That these animals who are a popular pet for children are an even better pet for adults. Once liberated from the confinement of a backyard hutch and provided with a safe and secure indoor environment, bunnies really shine. Theyre playful and adorably willful, trainable and even amenable to using a litter box. Theyre quiet pets that fit perfectly into quiet households. And, yes, theyre very cute. Even better, theres always a good selection of bunnies available from shelters or rescue groups. If you really want to make a bunny happy, adopt a pair of them, since rabbits love company. Forget small wire-floored cages and boring diets. Heres how to keep your rabbit healthy: Housing. Your rabbit will need a home base of a small pen or large cage with food, water and a litter box. Rabbits do well with a plain cat box filled with a shallow PET TALES Some bunny loves you Pets of the WeekTo adopt a petBrookes Legacy Animal Rescue is a foster home-based, all-volunteer rescue organization. For more information about adoptable pets, call 434-7480, e-mail admin@brookeslegacy or visit www.brookeslegacy >> Darrence is a neutered, 4-year-old neutered male Shih Tzu-terrier mix with only one eye. Hes a happy little guy who loves children and other pets.>> Max-AMillion Bucks is a neutered, 8-month-old red golden mix who weighs about 50 pounds and loves everyone, including kids. >> Junipurr is an affectionate, spayed, 2-year-old Lynx Colorpoint Siamese mix with lovely blue eyes. >> King Kolby is a neutered, 1-year-old Labrador mix. Housebroken and really sweet, hes ready for his permanent home.


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And these are only a few of the potential causes. But one possibility is rarely mentioned. This perception could be the result of an increased awareness of blood flow in the ear. That aural lub-dup might be sign of a cognitive potency. Beholding ear consciousness, the sound of blood beating can be perceived as fearful disease entity or as insistent, incessant annoyance. It can even go beyond mere annoyance to desperation en route to insanity. But for creative and entrepreneurial Prince Lionheart, there emerged a different vision. From this family enterprise started in a garage in 1973, the first Slumber Bear emerged. This toy is a reclining, sleeping Teddy bear holding inside a box that plays a recording of a human heartbeat. There are now many companies producing this kind of product, with heart and womb sounds, to lull to sleep both human and canine babies. The same sound that drives many to a brink brings ease, peace and joy to many others. Maybe it is the perceived source of the sound that makes a difference? In the distraught version it is merely my own probably problematic arterial antics. The Slumber Bear means mother, main other, primal connection. Remember playing Mother May I? It goes like this: The children all stand in line, looking away, their backs facing the one who is Mother. They are all far away from her. And she calls to them in turns. She gives an instruction. This instruction involves both quantitative and qualitative aspects, the number and type of steps the chosen child can take in order to get closer to her. It is possible to be asked to do bunny hops, frog steps, scissor steps, or banana steps. Or maybe umbrella steps or baby steps. The pirates personal favorite is the Cinderella step. This one requires placing the index finger on top of the head and twirling. (Please feel free to contact me for rubrics regarding the other step types. Space here does not permit complete exegesis.) But, back to the game in play. After hearing the instruction, the chosen child must say, Mother, may I? If the child forgets, the turn is over and no move is permitted. If the child remembers the correct reply, Mother may give permission to follow the instruction. Or she may change the instruction. She may ask for fewer or more steps, or for a different sort of step. Please understand: Do not interpret this with adult ears. It will seem as frustrating as the tinnitus. The children, however, love it, and are happy. They know that with each step they are closer to the goal: touching the mother. And when they touch her, they will become the mother. Their journey end will be the beginning of giving mother instruction to other children, just as happy to be en route. Now imagine: See some person of greatness. Connect the dots any way you please. See that person looking out onto a world, and see this world as they might see it: perhaps conquerable, or beautiful, or transformable. Perhaps the person of greatness is seated on a throne of influence, articulateness or charisma. And if, as persons of greatness might be inclined to do, that person looks behind to see beyond even the peripheral, that person might see the unexpected. The shadows on the cave walls might give way to vision beyond, beyond foresight and hindsight. Mother, may I? Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare.MUSINGS Rx Desideratum


ts bold. Its cheeky. And its very, very British. Were talking Butlers in the Buff. No Jeeves hed just bring up the rear at auditions. No tux. No polishing silver, either. A bowtie? Yes. And maybe some cuffs. An apron? Well, that about covers it. And now you get the picture. Butlers in the Buff, which bills itself as Britains male order company, is coming to South Florida. And the company hopes to hire a few good men. What are the qualifications?Franchise featuring buff butlers stakes its claim on SW FloridaBY SCOTT SIMMONS____________________ssimmons@ Butlers assets bare BY S CO TT SIM MO NS ____________________ s simmons @ oridaweekly.c om BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUS INESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011Men of DistinctionAn Education Foundation evening, and more important events.B8, 10-11 Going up in MiromarGulfshore Homes announces eight new floor plans. B13 Arthrex Inc. hired primary data research firm Innovation Insights to conduct an economic impact study in 2010 on behalf of the company. In December, Innovation Insights founder Guy Hagen reported Arthrex employed 479 people in its manufacturing and operations division and 377 in its administrative division. Reinhold Schmieding, president and founder of Arthrex, is pleased to announce that in January of this year, his company hired its 1,000th employee at its combined operations in Naples. The firm will achieve more than $1 billion in annual revenue in 2011, with a forecasted 15 percent annual growth minimum in revenue, job creation, tax revenue creation and new medical breakthroughs in the pipeline for this year and beyond, according to Mr. Schmieding. In December 2010, the company initiated close to $1 million in medical education facility reconstruction and renovations, he added. When completed later this spring, the enhanced facility will be able to accommodate more than 300 surgeon and business associate visitors per day. The renovations will be a significant stimulus to the local construction industry and medical tourism and increase our regional impact, which is currently estimated at $430 million annually, Mr. Schmieding says. Arthrexs combined operations generate an annual economic impact of almost $435 million in Collier and Lee counties, according to Innovation Insights Mr. Hagen. The companys activities also create an ongoing impact of more than $225 million on the regions gross regional product and support an estimated 2,201 direct and indirect jobs, he added. This combined impact also annually generates almost $12.4 million in local and state tax revenue. Arthrexs increased operations and growth needs through 2015 will require significant expansion of its infrastructure, Arthrex reports 1,000th hire, strong economic impact in Collier INSIDE On the MoveIts your business to know whos going where, doing what. B4 SEE ARTHEX, B7 SEE BUTLERS, B11 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS

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And so, Lee Countys role in building the new Red Sox arena looks different from The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter which looks different from the many proposals surrounding Jackson Labs creation of a research facility in Florida which looks different from other PPPs in Florida. Simply put, a private public partnership is the combination of the private sector with some governmental entity to create some type of project. A free public forum will be held on March 28 at Florida Gulf Coast University to discuss a number of private-public partnering in Florida and a variety of Florida and national experts will be at the podium. Is size a common denominator among PPPS? No, the projects vary from small to the billions. Several transportation PPPs have been in the three billion-plus range. Floridas Department of Transportations contract in 2009 was $1.8 billion. It is a 35-year concession with a private consortium, headed by the Spanish firm ACS Infrastructure Development, to build and operate high occupancy toll lanes near Fort Lauderdale. The financing includes more than $200 million in equity, $750 million in commercial bank debt and a $603 million loan from the federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program. (Deloitte, 2010, Partnering for value: structuring effective public-private partnerships.) Florida sets toll prices and keeps all revenues, but the consortium gets performance payments. Does that sound complicated? Yes, and then some. But even small projects can be characterized as complicated. Mr. Norment suggests that all parties proceed with care: This is a complex form of contracting dont try it without expert advice. This year, 2011, has seen a meaningful pickup in projects all over the U.S. With the economic nose dive, many public agencies focused solely on short term cash flow and delayed work on infrastructures, says Mr. Norment. This means there is a substantial backlog of work that needs attention. We are now seeing that in the substantial increase in these projects. PPP is becoming synonymous with infrastructure or the big stuff: highways, high-speed trains, bridges and harbors, water systems, electric transmission grids, etc. Deloittes 2010 global PPP study offered many findings including that many worldwide competitors are spending significant capital on their infrastructure. Its no surprise that China spent 400 percent the U.S. amount in 2009: $438 billion versus the U.S.s $113 billion. (Given U.S./China wage differentials, might the Chinese have relatively created 800 percent greater infrastructure?)Further, Deloitte found the ability of our private sector to compete in years to come will largely depend on infrastructure. On point, the study indicated, According to a recent survey, 77 percent of senior business executives believe that the current level of public infrastructure is inadequate to support their companies long-term growth. These executives believe that over the next five years, infrastructure will become a more important factor in determining where they locate their operations.Per Deloitte, the worldwide stimulus packages provided direct government funding that will meet only a tiny fraction of infrastructure needs around the world. In the United States, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers, there is a $2.2 trillion gap between the supply of and demand for roads and bridges, water and sewage systems, public transit systems and other public infrastructure. Seemingly, whether U.S. citizenry likes it or not, it will face an increasing role of the private sector in what has been predominantly governments role if only because the nature, size and scope of infrastructure will require private sector funds and expertise. On March 28, from 4 to 6 p.m., the Southwest Florida Financial Planning Association and the Naples Society of Chartered Financial Analysts in conjunction with FGCU will host a free PPP forum on the Fort Myers campus. Speakers include: Marlin Mosby, managing director of The PFM Group, a national firm with strong Florida presence; Jeff Mielke, executive director of Lee County Sports Authority, who will speak about the new Red Soxs arena; Michael Hyde, a vice president from Jackson Labs; and Tim Cartright, who is CEO of Fifth Avenue Advisors and is considered to be in the forefront of Floridas venture capital and angel fund investing ( To register for this free event, contact Jennifer Hernandez at 590-7308 or Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals. p jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA

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Mr. Mathes, who is currently board secretary, served as president for four terms and has also served as treasurer and vice president. Construction Gerald Mackey has joined Bonita Springs-based Zanette Construction as a construction supervisor, responsible for the day-to-day management of job sites throughout Collier and Lee counties. Mr. Mackey attended Northern Michigan University, a vocational trade school in Marquette, Mich., where he studied general construction with an emphasis on electric. Golf Craig Morton has been promoted to head golf professional at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs. A graduate of Eastern Michigan University and a Class A PGA professional, he joined the club in 2007. Health Care Diane Eckert has joined the staff at Tower Dental Arts as a dental hygienist. Board Appointments Robin Hamilton has joined the board of directors of ICAN, the Island Coast AIDS Network. A graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in advertising degree, she is vice president and a wealth advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Naples. Prior to her 15-year career in the financial industry, Ms. Hamilton worked in hospitality sales. The following new officers have been installed on the board of directors for the David Lawrence Center: Edward Sheridan a semi-retired clinical psychologist and professor at the University of Houston, president; trust and estate attorney John Gast of Brennan, Manna & Diamond, vice president; Pablo Veintimilla, market president for Stonegate Bank, treasurer; and Catherine Fay, co-owner and operator of the charter company Naples Air Inc., secretary. Hank Hochstetler and John Mathes have been honored by Bonita Springs Utilities for 20 years of service on the BSU board of directors. Mr. Hochstetler was elected to the BSU board in 1990, after chairing the utilitys wastewater feasibility A graduate of the Forsyth School for dental hygienists at Northeastern University in Boston, she practiced for 10 years in Connecticut before moving to Bonita Springs 12 years ago. Daniel Wasserman has joined the staff at Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Wasserman earned a bachelors degree in chemistry from Emory University and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his general surgery internship at Stanford University and his residency in dermatology through a combined program at Boston University-Tufts University. He completed a research and clinical fellowship at Harvard Medical Schools Laser & Cosmetic Center and Wellman Center for Photomedicine. Dr. Wasserman will see patients at Camisa Psoriasis Center and Laser & Skin Cancer Institute, a division of Riverchase in downtown Naples, and at the Riverchase office on Marco Island. Human Resources Stefanie KincaidTucker, human resources manager at Conditioned Air Corp., has earned certification as a professional in human resources from the HR Certification Institute. Advertising & Marketing Lee Goddard and Kara Schawk have joined the staff at Paradise Advertising & Marketing. Ms. Goddard is account supervisor serving clients in Naples, including the Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau. She previously held positions in account management at several agencies and supervised campaigns for clients including the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau and Sweetbay Supermarkets. Ms. Schawk joins the firm as an account executive based in the Naples office. She most recently worked as a production assistant at Fox News in Naples and previously was an account manager for an advertising firm in Sydney, Australia. Public Relations Annette Venditti has joined Pushing the Envelope Public Relations as the firms communication ally to coordinate design and public relations campaigns as well as social media efforts for clients. Ms. Venditti previously worked in corporate communications and computer graphic design. She is a graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with an associates degree in advertising design with a concentration in marketing, client communications and fine art/photography. Nonpro t Organizations Shannon Franklin has been named executive director of the Naples International Film Festival. She joined NIFF in the spring of 2009 as a member of the programming department and became the festivals first artistic director in 2010. Ms. Franklin takes over as executive director from festival co-founder Rowan Samuel, who will retain his seat on the board of directors. Professional Associations Sandra Santos, executive director of business operations for Bonness Inc., a sitework and paving company in Naples and Port Charlotte, has been named president of the Charlotte County Society for Human Resource Management for 2011. As chapter president, she also serves on the Human Resources Florida State Council. Ms. Santos has worked with Bonness since 2007 and has been involved in establishing policies and practices in the areas of recruiting, development, compensation, structure, compliance, strategic planning, and business strategy. Retail Juan Jimenez has been named store manager at Sunshine Ace Hardware in Golden Gate. He owned and operated Jimenez Construction & Development in Union City, N.J., before starting a career in real estate and property management in Southwest Florida in 2003. He is a former broker for World Realty Services in Naples. He is a member of the Golden Gate Civic Association. HAMILTON HOCHSTETLER MATHES MACKEY TUCKER VENDITTI SANTOS JIMENEZ

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For reservations or more information, visit The Bonita Springs Area Chamber o f C ommerce holds its next members-only Presidents Club networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the Naples Daily News. Hors doeuvres will be provided by Jabba Sushi. Register at For information about becoming a Presidents Club member, call Gabrielle OBoyle at 992-2943. The CBIA Sand Dollar Award C ommit tee meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 3, at CBIA headquarters, 4779 Enterprise Ave. Anyone interested in serving on the committee is welcome. Call 436-6100 or visit The Greater Naples Chamber of C ommerce holds its next membersonly Accelerated Networking lunch meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 Thursday, March 3, at Bajio Mexican Grill in Vanderbilt Galleria, corner of Vanderbilt Beach and Airport roads. Cost is $15 in advance, $25 at the door. Register at Leadership Bonita alumni will meet f or a refresher course from noon to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 4. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 BUSINESS B7 Let me help you with your mortgage. Kimberli Escarra Vice President 239.642.4759 Office 877.793.3628 SOLID FINDS A WAY Mr. Hagen adds. Projected needs will involve an estimated $93 million investment in facilities and capital by Arthrex by 2015 and will result in a one-time impact of more than $85.2 million in Collier and Lee counties, he says This will also create a temporary impact of an estimated 626 direct, indirect and induced jobs, and add nearly $29.3 million to the local economys gross regional product. The expansion will also add a one-time increase of more than $2.4 million in state and local tax revenues collected. In addition, Mr. Schmieding reports, Arthrex contributed to more than 70 local charities in 2010 and will surpass $1 million in local charitable giving in 2011. As part of a study being conducted to gather background information for the Collier Comparative County Analysis Project, the source used for ranking of local employers by number of employees, was secondary data resource Reference USA. Examination of secondary data from reputable and reliable sources, (Reference USA, US Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, etc.) is a common and accepted practice in research studies. Arthrex self reports. ARTHEXFrom page B1 Village on Venetian Bay welcomes two new boutiquesTwo new shops have opened at The Village on Venetian Bay. Next to Miramare restaurant on the south side of the center, Venez Boutique offers washable and easy-to-care-for European designs in clothing and lingerie for the sophisticated contemporary woman. Leather handbags from Colombia and jewelry with stones, Murano glass and Swarovski crystals are among the boutiques accessories to complete an outfit. For more information, call 628-3158 or visit Romantica has opened adjacent to The Village Pub and offers feminine clothing and accessories that travel well and mesh with the Florida lifestyle. Washable and lightweight fabrics are fashioned into nonstructured, flowing designs by Canadianbased Picadilly and Miami-based 46th Street. For cooler weather, the shop offers a selection of merino wool dresses from Australia, as well as handbags, scarves, belts, jewelry and shoes. Romantica is the second Village shop for proprietors Raj and Sofie Lamech, who also own Picasso Leather. For more information, call 776-7724. The Village hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Flip Flop Shops opens at Coastland CenterFlip Flop Shops is exposing its toes in Naples with a location in Coastland Center Mall. Owner Jason Swinford opened his first Flip Flop Shops in Tallahassee in December 2010 and is one of 12 entrepreneurs spearheading the growth of the brand throughout the state. The Naples shop is the ninth to open in Florida; 11 more are planned within the next year.With more than 35 shops currently operating and 50-plus in development, the Naples opening is part of a global expansion strategy calling for 236 locations in select markets by 2013. The shop was founded in 2004 and began franchising in January 2008. Flip flops have grown to become the global youth uniform and are also considered accepted footwear for everyone from surfers to corporate executives, Mr. Swinford says. Flip Flop Shops carry brands that retail from $20 to more than $100, including Reef, Sanuk, Flojos, Vans, havaianas, OluKai, Cobian and ONeill. For more information on the new shop, like it on Facebook at Flip Flop Shops Naples. For information about franchise opportunities, visit jewelry buyer, appraiser opens Treasury Gold & Estate Buyers, in association with Congress Jewelers, has opened in the Pine Ridge Crossing Shopping Center. The business purchases gold, platinum and silver jewelry, diamonds and fine Swiss watches, regardless of condition. In addition to purchasing jewelry from the public, the company buys and brokers entire jewelry estates. Principal Sam Savage has 40 years of experience in buying, selling and appraising fine jewelry and has served as general manager, jewelry appraiser and estate buyer with Congress Jewelers for the past 10 years. He holds a degree from The Ohio State University and is certified in diamond grading by the Gemological Institute of America. Treasury Gold & Estate Buyers sells heirloom estate jewelry as well as selected merchandise from Congress Jewelers Sanibel Island location. Other services include jewelry and Swiss watch repair, insurance appraisals and replacement, estate appraisals and watch battery replacement. For more information, call Mr. Savage at 263-4653 or e-mail groomer adds services at Animal Care UnlimitedKeri McDonnell has established Unfurgettable Pet Grooming at Animal Care Unlimited, 6551 Bur Oaks Lane, Naples, an 8-acre compound that offers pet boarding, day care and full-service grooming. Ms. McDonnell moved here from Ohio and previously worked as director of business development and practice manager for IPC, The Hospitalist Company. She received her training in pet grooming from Maggie Sergo. For more information, call 537-3532.Handyman at your service in Naples and Fort MyersThomas Molidor has opened UpKeepers, a home maintenance and handyman business serving clients in Naples and Fort Myers. Services range from changing locks and repairing gutters to remodeling kitchens and bathrooms. Mr. Molidor has owned and operated Molidor Custom Builders for more than 20 years. For more information, call (866) 9948833 or visit company buys Ditch It Gas ServicesEric and Trisha Borges, owners of First Class Plumbing of Florida, have expanded their business of 13 years with the purchase of Ditch It Gas Services. The 24-hour plumbing and gas service company can now deliver or provide propane to your home or place of business. For more information, call 597-9997 or visit www. NEW IN BUSINESS COURTESY PHOTOJason Swinford at his first Flip Flop Shops location in Tallahassee. HIs second location opened recently in Coastland Center Mall. MCDONNELL SAVAGE

PAGE 51 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB8 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 NETWORKING The Education Foundation of Collier CountyThe 2011 Men of Distinction Awards We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. Deborah Niles and Jorge Velasquez 2. Claudia Valdez and Jorian Weiner 3. Rick Borman and Susan McManus 4. Mosey and Don Gunther 5. Jill Fralick and Lori Borman 6. The 2011 Men of Distinction Standing: Rick Borman, Ray Carroll, John Sorey, Dr. George Schrenk, Don Gunther, Alan Horton, Jeff Ahren. Sitting: Dick Munro, Ned Sachs and Ed Kant 7. Wynnell and George Schrenk 8. Lisvet Luceno, a Take Stock in Children student, with Bob Saltarelli 9. Joel and Joan Kessler(ABOVE AND BELOW) REAGAN RULE / COURTESY PHOTOS CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 4 5 7 2 23 8 9 6

PAGE 53 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB10 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 NETWORKING We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. Keith Dameron and Jack Paterson 2. Mary Watts 3. Leah Swinford and Ana Santos 4. Stephen Ovren with Dimitriy and Anders 5. Michael Bey, Dean Murphy, Jeff and Bill Pogan 1. Myra Williams, Gale Schwartz and Connie Dillon 2. Frederick Nerone, Anke Stugk, Terry McMahon, Jerry Nichols and Aysegul Timur 3. Dora Krauss and Allen Weiss 4. Karen Klukiewicz, Ted Soliday and Libby Anderson 5. Marina Berkovich and Patrick CalmanBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY BOB RAYMOND / COURTESY PHOTOS A shred party at Iberiabank in NaplesA Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce eventWake Up Naples at the Hilton Naples 1 2 45 3 1 45 23


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 BUSINESS B11 NETWORKING We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 1. Lisa Wilson, Kimberly Doerseln and Sandy Cotter 2. Jeff Mangan and Barbara Alderson 3. Jay Berkowitz 4. Courtney Sonsini, Aga Edwards and Mary Jane Chappy 5. Donald Sawin and Melissa Shannehan CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Membership Directors Association of Southwest FloridaWell, aside from having the appropriate assets they dont call the profession butling for nothing the guys have to be chatty and be able to hold a conversation. They need to be fun, says Alexandra Jones, owner of the Florida franchise for Butlers in the Buff. Ms. Jones, speaking by phone from her Bradenton headquarters, says her butlers come from all walks of life. Some of them are captains of fishing boats, a teacher. A lot of college guys are applying because its well paid and they can do it evenings and weekends, she says. Whos not cracked up for the job? The guy who likes to look at himself in the mirror, says Michelle Soudry, the Boca Raton-based publicist for Butlers in the Buff. They arent going to be interested in whats going on. The concept is simple: Want to add a little frisson to the bachelorette party youre hosting? For $100 per hour (two-hour minimum), you can hire a butler to serve drinks, be witty and provide eye candy for your guests. But there are few a rules. There is a look, dont touch, policy, says Ms. Soudry. No distributing numbers, etc. They have to leave as soon as their booking time is up. For those who do the job well, it can be rewarding. William Roberts, a Butler in the Buff in Bristol, England, says the job has been a great experience. Its been brilliant. Its just such a great job, he says of his four years with the company. Its quite casual work. Its quite flexible. Moneys really good. Mr. Roberts, 29, says he signed on with Butlers in the Buff after his girlfriend encouraged him to do it. The job makes you feel very good about yourself. You come away from every event you do with a bit of a buzz, he says. Especially when X-number of guests pay to see you half-naked. A dental technician who makes dentures and such by day, Mr. Roberts says his butling gig has provided him with a steady stream of extra income. Some months, I do one job once a weekend. Other months, Ill do three or four jobs a week, he says. It can be a bit drafty at some venues, Mr. Roberts says. You hope they have the heat on. His most ex citing job so far? A charity event that was organized by Princess Michael of Kent. There were four of us there. Brilliant fun doing what we normally do, but knowing there was royalty added a twist to the night. Speaking of twists, how does his girlfriend feel about the job? She is happy that I am in the right kind of shape to do that kind of job, Mr. Roberts says. But you dont have to be royalty to hire a butler. Ms. Jones says she discovered Butlers in the Buff while planning a bachelorette party back home in England. Once she saw how popular the concept was in the U.K. and Australia, she signed on for a Florida franchise and moved to Bradenton with her husband and two children. So far, its been popular on Floridas west coast. Its been very well accepted, Ms. Jones says. Her most recent booking? A jewelry party. Ms. Jones plans a launch party soon in Boca Raton, where it would be held as part of a charity event at a mansion.We think Naples will be a big market for us, says Ms. Soudry. Its such a riot to see women react to this.What about guys? Men either love it or hate it, Ms. Soudry says. The women really love the contrast. The bottom line? Its just a cheeky concept, but nothing more than that. No ifs, ands or butts. BUTLERSFrom page B1 >> Butlers in the Buff regularly auditions potential butlers. To apply or to inquire about service, log on to or call (941) 309-5430. in the know 1 3 4 5 2 e n o aa r r s g e n lf e n rd y g reat exper i ence It sbeenbrilliant.It sjustsuchagreat the he a H i s m A ch P rince s T he d oing w t here w S p ea f riend S he of sha p e r t s s ay B ut y a bu tl e M s. i n the p arty b s aw ho U .K. a n F l o r id a w ith h e S o f we st c o Its s a ys H pa rt y. M s. J B R i n t h e k no w COURTESY PHOTO


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Ms. Condit founded her residential decorating firm in 1992 and relocated to Southwest Florida in 2003. She has more than 15 years of experience in New York, Pennsylv ania and Florida, holds a bachelors degree in fine arts and trained at the New York School of Interior Design. She participates in the Miromar Design Centers design referral services program and is a member of the League Club of Naples, the Junior League of Fort Myers, the Florida Native Plant Society and the Fort Myers Womans Community Club. Other Sanctuaries in the Sky committee members are Joan Calder, Linda DePardo, Deborah Haas, Bee Horner, Mary Kellner, Linda Knight, Carol Lamana, Mary Laurel, Roz Lesser, Paula Mattras, Suzanne Riley, Mary Ann Sedlock, Gloria Seelander, Vickie Stritch, Elizabeth Valdez, Kim Wittstadt, Elke Wahls and Shirley Van Ackeren. Tickets for the showcase will be available at the door for $15. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. other days. 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The National Association of Home Builders honored Miromar Lakes with its 2011 Gold Award for Community of the Year for excellence and superiority in community design, architecture and amenities. Miromar Lakes is the first Florida community to win this award in the associations 29-year history and adds the honor to its 2010 NAHB Gold Award for Best Clubhouse in the United States for the Beach Club. In addition, Miromar Lakes Golf Clubhouse is the 2010 and 2011 Silver Award winner for Best Clubhouse in the United States. The 1,800-acre community has more than 700 acres of freshwater lakes, three miles of beach, championship golf and a full-service spa. Residential choices include grand estate homes, luxury villas and coach homes. For more information, contact the sales center at 425-2340 or visit www. High-rise tours benefit Southwest Florida Symphony SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCONDIT Sanctuaries in the Sky, the 2011 Southwest Florida Symphony Designer Showcase>>What: Six high-rise residences >>Where: Tavira at Bonita Bay >>When: March 5-13 >>Tickets: $15 >>Info: 454-5942 or Sanctuaries in the Sky on Facebook in the know New neighborhoods under wayFive new neighborhoods are under development in The Peninsula section of Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, with residences ranging from multi-million dollar waterfront estates to cozy cottages. Grand estate homes in Sorrento are built on or full-acre waterfront home sites with private docks. Nine home sites remain in this private retreat. Murano is an enclave of estate home sites on a tree-lined brick paver road. Each of the 14 available sites is one-third acre and has a lake view. Private boat docks are optional. In the Costa Amalfi neighborhood, each single-family home site is on a private beach, and neighborhood boat docks are available. Twelve home sites are available. Portofino is an intimate neighborhood with cobblestone streets and only 20 Mediterranean-style single-family residences. Three furnished models are open for tours. The neighborhood of Ravenna at Miromar Lakes is its own private island, offering waterfront residences with boathouses accessed by private in-residence elevators. Gulfshore Homes introduceseight new floor plans in two Miromar Lakes neighborhoods The Aqua Vista II The Jasmine


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 REAL ESTATE B15 Visit your new house today!www.OpenHouseSWFL.comThe rst stop to nding your new house!OpenHouse Southwest Florida lists the open houses for any given day in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero. Customize your search by choosing location, living area, price range and more, quickly and easily.We make nding your new home easy!The Of cial Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero REALTORS Website Sally Masters, P.A.Broker Associate(239) 253-1579June MillerRealtor(502) 836-0890Cap Ferrat in Pelican BayBreathtaking Gulf and Golf Views. Private Elevator. Private Pool-Side Cabana. Custom Ceiling Detail & Lighting. Gas Fireplace. Custom Cabinetry. 3 Lanais. 2 Parking Spaces & Extra Storage.MUST SEE! $3,185,000 Sarah Hoag, CRS, GRI, RealtorAmerivest Realty | 500 5th Ave. South | Naples,FL | 239-293-5652 GOLF & WATER VIEWS $159,900TASTEFULLY ELEGANT $329,900 GOLFERS DELIGHT $119,900 A REAL GEM $109,900 GREAT VALUE $124,900 JUST FOR YOU $139,900 REDUCED $319,500Renovated 2 BR, 2 BA rst oor unit with fabulous views. New A/C, new kitchen and more! 27 holes championship golf included.Call Sarah Today! Elegant 3 BR 2 BA pool home located in Fox re CC. New roof, newer A/C, kitchen. Family room off kitchen. 27 holes championship golf & own your own golf cart! Fox re rst oor 2BR, 2BA turnkey furnished golf condo. New hot water heater, newer appliances, golf included. Gated community, close to downtown 5th Avenue. Dont miss this 2 BR 2 BA townhouse with new kitchen (2009), new half-bath (2009), crown molding, ceramic tile ooring. Riviera golf course across the street. Second oor golf view condo has it all! New A/C, appliances, kitchen counters, tile oor. Hurricane sliders. 27 holes golf included Top oor 2BR 2BA Countryside end unit. New A/C and new kitchen appliances. Golf course views. Call today for an appointment. Renovated 3 BR 2 BA single family home new granite kitchen & baths. New roof, new A/C. 27 holes golf included. Jacki StrategosSRES, G.R.I., Richard Droste Realtor239-572-5117rddsmd@comcast.netResidential, Generous & open 3 BR/2BA villa. Upgraded kitchen & appointments.Rialto at Hammock Bay $337,000 Pristine home on quiet cul-de-sac. Major upgrades to this 3BR/2BA home. Extended lanai.Masters Reserve-Lely Resort $449,5001 BR/1BA mfg. home. 55+ community. Sits on lake, large outdoor lanai. Rental HistoryImperial Wilderness $128,000 Judy Hansen of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has earned the Accredited Buyers Representative designation from the National Association of Realtors. Maria Marcial has been named 2010 Sales Manager of the Year for the Florida West Division of Toll Brothers. A sales manager at Belle Lago in Estero, Ms. Marcial joined Toll Brothers as a sales associate at Belle Lago in 2006. She belongs to the Naples Area Board of Realtors. The Real Estate Investment Society announces the following officers for 2011: Kevin Fitzgerald of NAI Southwest Florida Inc. president; Kim Donnelly, of Reliance Bank, vice president; Steve Hurley of David Douglas Associates Inc., treasurer; and Sean Ellis of Roetzel & Andress L.P.A., secretary. The societys board of governors for 2011 consists of: Amanda Brock of Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt, P.A.; Jim Garinger, Colliers International; Roy Hyman, Napoleon Realty; Stephanie Keyes the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach; Robin Mixon, Hans Wilson & Associates Inc.; Matt Simmons, Maxwell & Hendry Valuation Services Inc.; and Jerald Wallace, J.L. Wallace Inc. The immediate past president, Hal Tate, of NAI Southwest Florida Inc., also joins the board. Leslie Hovland has been named the on-site sales representative for Black Bear Ridge and Secoya Reserve, two Stock Development communities in North Naples. A graduate of the Bert Rodgers School of Real Estate, she began her real estate career at Vineyards and has also worked at Miromar Lakes Golf & Beach Club and with ARBC Corp. She has been with Stock Development since 2002 and is a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors and the Collier Building Industry Association. John Rebimbas and Chris Adkins have joined the sales staff at Manchester Square, a WCI Communities development off Livingston Road. Mr. Rebimbas joined WCI in 2010 and has more than 15 years experience in resort sales and management. He was previously with The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples. Mr. Adkins is an Edison State College graduate with more than 22 years experience in the Southwest Florida real estate market. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS HANSEN HOVLAND




3,049 sq ft. furnished villa decorated by Collins & Dupont. Golf course views. $1,998,500 at Mediterra Built in 2007. 3,925 living sq ft. Private lake views. $1,995,500 at Mediterra 3,786 sq ft. 4bed/4bath. Built in 2007. Private lake views. $1,999,999 at Mediterra 1.27 acre lot. golf/lake views. New 5bed/6bath. 10,262 total sq ft. $4,995,000 at Mediterra 5,807 sq ft. furnished model with long lake/golf views. $3,495,000 at Mediterra Brand new. 7,316 total sq ft. 1 acre lot. 4bed/4bath. NEW PRICE $2,750,000 at Mediterramediterra 2,505 sq ft. 1st oor 3+den/3 bath coach home with spectacular long lake views. $595,000 at Mediterra Build your custom Mediterra home on one of the few remaining lots. From $299,000 to over $1M Possibly the best home site available in Cabreo. 2,875 sq ft 3+Den/3.5bath $679,000 at Mediterra Pending Pending DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL | 3 distinct golf courses. Single family homes from $1.5 million to $5 million + Grey Oaks Brand new luxury beachfront condos from $2.4 million and up Moraya Bay From $2 million + in Park Shore to over $10 million in Port Royal Luxury Waterfront Former model offered furnished. Golf & lake views. 3,505 sq ft. $1,499,900 at Tuscany Reserve Tuscany Reserve Luxury high rise beachfront condos. Priced from $2 million + Bay Colony Rare pie-shaped lot. Approx 135 of waterfront. Quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. $2,499,000 Aqualane Shoresnaples luxury real estate Open Sun 1-4 Open Sun 1-4 New Price


Its the opportunity of the year with two new exclusive enclaves with attractive pricing and low maintenance fees. Enhanced by a highly desirable North Naples location, close to beaches, superb shopping and dining, all within a very desirable school district. Unmatched style and sophistication, with several oorplans from which to choose, and brought to you by Single family homes from $319,990. Single family homes from $259,990.Located o Livingston Road on Veterans Memorial Blvd. approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road. Located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, east of I-75 and west of 951. SALES CENTER NOW OPEN Broker participation welcomed. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. Secoya Reserve Developed by Secoya, LLC and Black Bear Ridge Developed by Black Bear Ridge Naples, LLC member of the Stock Development family of Companies. The renderings, designs and other depictions may be of locations or activities not on the property however, are based on current development plans and are for the purpose of illustration only and subject to change without notice. Now Offering $10,000 Towards Options & Upgrades During Our Grand Opening INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATE AMERIVEST Realty BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 | GENE FOSTER,,, Residences of Pelican Isle, Open House Sunday, February 27 1-4pm'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' Great Gulf views, 2677SF, 3/3, 2 lanais. $894,000 3+Den/3.5Ba. completely refurbished 2872SF end unit. $985,000 Dramatic 2677SF, elegant upgrades, beach/ Wiggins Pass views. $879,900 Walk into breathtaking views! Wood rs, Granite kit. 3/3. $889,000 Pelican Isle I #402 Pelican Isle II #201 Pelican Isle II #302 Pelican Isle II #303New A/C units & hot water heater, 2677SF, Views. $899,000 Bright, spacious great room, w/ water views, 2 lanais, 2428SF. $749,000 "Best Buy Admiral" granite kit, end unit,3+Den/3.5Ba 2872SF. $895,000 Pelican Isle II #304 Pelican Isle II #702 Granite kit, new carpet, upgrades, spacious 2428SF, Views!. $779,000 Pelican Isle III #503 Pelican Isle III #403 Refurbished 3/3, redesigned kit. Gulf/ Bay/W.P. views. $1,425,000 Pelican Isle II #903 Beautiful waterfront! New decor, 2677SF, 3/3. $799,000 Pelican Isle III #602 2677SF, designer decorated, wood rs, Gulf/ Bay/River views. $849,900 3096 SF, lanais off living & Master suite, amazing views. $1,499,000. Pelican Isle III #605 Pelican Isle III #702 Marble rs, new granite kit, Gulf views, 3+Den/3.5Ba. $1,299,900 Pelican Isle III #906 (W-10 $82,500) (W-31 $191,000) (N-79 $195,000) (N-25 $249,900) Boat Slips Available Pelican Isle... PliIl BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 | erteam@co idences of Pelican Isle, Open House Sunda


Opportunity isnt just knocking... its kicking in the door. Quail West Golf & Country Club is offered by Quail West Realty, LLC., a licensed real estate broker. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice. Spacious residences with over 3,000 sq. Spectacular golf & lake views Carefree, maintenance-free living Member-owned Country Club Community and Club are debt-free A uail West, Naples address Community of the Year Sand Dollar Award Executive homes from $1.5 million Luxury estate homes from $2 million Oversized estate homesites from the $300s Five new designs remarkably priced from $815,000 e Perfect Match.SINGLEFAMILY VILLAS AND QUAIL WEST. Just south of Bonita Beach Road on Bonita Grande 6289 Burnham Road, Naples Excellence has an address.MODELS OPEN DAILY


BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Lely delivers year after year, with an unbeatable lifestyle and a wide range of residences from which to choose. Visit our Sales Center today. 8020 Grand Lely Drive, Naples, Florida 34113 (239) 793-2100 Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Broker*Standard Text Messaging Rates apply. from over $1 million You can count on by some of the worlds top designers, waterfalls, hot tubs, lap pools, cabanas, billiards, bocce ball, basketball, with convenient dining, poolside verandahs, and lush landscaping, with a pub, movie theatre, ice cream parlor, bistro and internet caf, and with a range of all in a community that is consistently winning awards. from the $180s from the $220s from the $290s from the $320s from the $420s from the $490s from the $660s from the $300s to over $1 million from over $1 million Join us for Music & Fun Saturday and Sunday 1-4 pm at The Players Club & Spa. Plus at Ol on Sunday from 12-4 pm is our Farmers Market.


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550 5th Ave S., Naples, FL 34102 THEGRANTGROUPFL. COM THE GRANT GROUPSurf or Turf? 550 5th Ave S. Naples, FL 34102 AUDUBON $999,000 Over 260' of water frontage with golf course views! DOUG GRANT 239 AUDUBON $634,500 Spacious Southerly facing lanai, outdoor kitchen, pool and spa, golf course view DOUG GRANT 239 AUDUBON $969,500 Fabulous courtyard home, 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home is a true experience! DOUG GRANT 239 SPANISH WELLS $149,000 Remodeled townhome with fantasc golf course views. 2BD/2.5BA DOUG GRANT 239 PELICAN MARSH $287,000 Lovely ground oor unit 2BD+den/2BA with 1car garage, golf course view DOUG GRANT 239 HIGHLAND WOODS $289,000 Beauful end unit condo overlooks lake and golf course JUDI MARTIN 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4WORTHINGTON $115,000 Beauful lake and golf course views 2BD/2BA, 2nd oor unit JUDI MARTIN 239 AUDUBON $999,000 Water views from nearly every room, 3BD+den/4BA, pool and spa DOUG GRANT 239 SPANISH WELLS $350,000 3BD/2BA pool home in gated community, close to beaches CRAIG PALMER 239 COTTAGES AT BAREFOOT BEACH$2,795,000 Elegant Gulf front spacious 4BR+den/4BA DOUG GRANT 239 BAYFRONT GARDENS $1,295,000 Short Sale 3BD/3BA bayfront home DOUG GRANT 239 GRANT GROUP Enjoy these open house opportunies! The Grant Group The #1 Team in Southwest Florida First class representaon for the acquision or sale of Southwest Florida Real EstateALSO OPEN.. Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4BONITA BEACH $1,999,999 Beachfront, spacious 4BD/4BA home LORETTA YOUNG 239 BONITA BEACH $3,999,999 Beaufully furnished 4BD/5BA Gulffront home LORETTA YOUNG 239 BONITA BEACH $1,795,000 Beauful 3BD/2BA beachfront home, room for a pool. LORETTA YOUNG 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4 788 ASHBURTON 15214 BURNABY DR 13010 AMBERLEY CT, #2-209 PENDING


EAGLE CREEK $199,000 Totally redone and spectacular condo in Eagle Creek CC. Open kitchen w/granite counters, le in all main areas & lanai, golf course views. Can be sold funr ished! A must see. Sally Masters PA, Broker Associate 239 OLDE NAPLES $1,899,000 Completely rebuilt 1920s Olde Naples coage with 3BR/3.5B A 3172sf, reclaimed Dade pine oors, S/S appls, surround sound with Bluray throughout, upstairs balcony, beauful pool/spa, and only 2 blocks to beach! Glenn Bradley Group 239 MOORINGS $310,000 Priced below assessed value! Fabulous locaon just across from beach access. This 2BR/2B A condo in a small community has been updated & is turnkey fur nished. Community pool overlooks Moorings Bay. Perfect for casual Florida living or vacaon getaway. Larry Bresnahan 239 GLEN EAGLE $188,500 Prey lake view from this 2BR+den/2BA 2nd oor condo in Saratoga Colony. Golf membership included! Turnkey furnished with a number of upgrades includ ing ling, counter backsplash, new a/c, washer, dryer & more. Conveniently located near pool and tennis court. Garry Moore 239 BANYAN WOODS $344,900 Striking & sparkling 3BR/2BA coach home. First oor unit has a 2 car garage and le throughout. Lanai has a builtin electric grille. Features include eatin kitchen, walkin closet & elegant master bath. Convenient to community pool, clubhouse & more. Judy Price 239 FOUNTAIN LAKES, ESTERO $259,000 Beauful 3BR/2BA pool home w/lake view on a pri vate, large corner lot. Home is immaculate and ready to move in. High ceilings, gourmet kitchen, 3 car garage & more. Community has a 9 hole golf course and low ($70) monthly fees as well as a clubhouse, tennis & tness center. Carole DiCupero 239 Sat & Sun, 1-4pm Sunday 1-4 PM Sunday 1-4 PMOLDE NAPLES $999,000 Just a block from the beach on Fih Avenue South in Olde Naples, this dramac turnkey furnished villa fea tures 3BRs & a den, 2 1/2 BAs, a spacious living area, custom kitchen, private courtyard with pool and a garage. Barry Brown 239 DELASOL $375,000 UNBELIEVABLE VALUE! Immaculate 3BR/2.5BA home with numerous upgrades including le throughout living areas, granite counters, upgraded carpet, stain less steel appliances & much more. Plus great ameni es and a wonderful school district! Beth Brown 239 ASARI GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB $275,000 Beaufully furnished 3BR/2BA coach home with bun dled golf! All the right upgrades here including gran ite counters, stainless steel appliances, crown mold ing, le on the diagonal and more. Come see for your self, you won't be disappointed! Beth Brown 239 QUAIL WEST $2,995,000 Over 8,000 sq. 6+BR, 8.5BA Estate Must Sell! One Acre Site. Custom built. Excellent Condion. Large screened lanai with pool and summer kitchen with lake and golf course views. 3+garage, lots of storage, elevator. Kathie Soller 239 QUAIL WEST $3,975,000 Enter a world of Presge & Charm in this Exquisite home built by Newbury North with over 10,000 sq. of meculous details. 5BR+Den, 4+BA Magnicent 1.71 acres with, lake golf and preserve views. Large pool/spa. 4+Garage. Truly one of a kind! Kathie Soller 239 FIDDLER'S CREEK $644,900 Priced to Sell! Beaufully furnished and decorated 3,700 sq. 3.BR+Den, 3.5BA 2nd oor unit with pri vate elevator features a wine room, crown molding, wood, le and carpeted ooring, marble baths, out door kitchen ++ long SE lake views. MUST CALL AGENT FOR ENTRY THRU GUARD GATE. Kathie Soller 239 Open Sunday 1-4 Open Sunday 1-4FIDDLER'S CREEK $849,900 AMAZING OPPORTUNITY! Detached 3BR+Den/3.5BA villa. Furnished with over the top upgrades including replace, gas stove, wd/le oors, granite/marble counters, outdoor kit. & MUCH MORE! Private pool/spa. MUST CALL AGENT F OR ENTRY THRU GUARD GATE. Beth Brown 239 AVELLINO IN THE VINEYARDS $589,000 Gated. Luxurious 1st Fl 3/3.5 Coach Home 2800+ SF coered ceilings, niches, columns, marble, wrap around lanai overlooking a lake. Community Jr. Olympic innity edge pool, spa, BBQ's. Debra Gladchun 239 STONEYBROOK $149,900 Enjoy all the amenies of living in a gated golf com munity without the high fees. This 2BR/2BA villa has been beaufully maintained & oers long golf course views. High impact windows & sliders, oversize garage, 2 screened lanais & more. Close to shopping & dining. B. Jean Adams 239 Open Sunday 1-4 1309 Gordon Drive Naples, FL 34102 2500 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #N-2 5004 Rustic Oaks Cir, #102 11018 Carrara Ct #102 Bonita Springs FL 34135 9316 Menaggio Ct #201 Naples FL 34114 9290 Chiasso Cove Court, Naples, FL 34114 Just Ruduced Just Reduced 6542 Highcroft Drive 6427 Dunberry Lane


J Cbt287-6732Nnb Of Tn Prfr Br Cr370-8687 239-596-2520 3250 VILLAGEWALK CIRCLE, #101, NAPLES, FLORIDA3BR,2.5 BA plus den beauty has the WOW factor for its views. Outstanding Sunset and wide water views from inside and out! Original owners have taken pride in their seasonal home and it shines throughout. $399,000 The unique over-sized lot is only one of the fabulous features this 3BR,2.5 BA plus den has to offer. Upgraded throughout with tile in living areas, new stainless appliances, granite, private pool with lake view and more! $384,900 Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA,plus den spacious single family home features open oor plan with upgrades including private heated salt pool with lake views! Accordion Hurricane protection for entire home and much more! $377,000 Nicely appointed Oakmont model offers 3BR, 2.5BA plus den, tile throughout entire home, built-in entertainment center, and large screen lanai with lake views. Desirable location just steps from all amenities. $349,900 Turnkey Package Available STOP BY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES VILLAGE WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION ISLANDWALK OTHER FINE NAPLES LOCATIONSThe Orchards. Light, Bright, and Super Clean! 3 bedroom, on the lake with screened patio and 2 car garage. $383,000 Cedar Hammock. Bundled Golf Course living at its nest! 3 plus den with bright Eastern exposure. $529,000 ORCHARDS CEDAR HAMMOCKIsland Walk Great buy! 2BR,2BA open oor plan, nicely upgraded tile throughout entire home, large screened lanai with lake views! Good Condition. $200,000 PENDINGLovely end unit villa with lake and golf course views offers 2BR,2BA plus den and 2car attached garage! Prefect for a full time residence or an occasional vacation home. Priced to Sell! $164,900 HERITAGE GREENSCapri villa with custom pool, full hurricane protection, and large side yard. Great price $244,500 Extended 2BR,2BA lake view Capri offer 1680 sq ft of living space under air! Desirable oor plan features tile, built -in entertainment center, NEW A/C private southern facing pool with lake views! $259,000 Extra clean Oakmont with real wood oors, full hurricane protection"turn key" package available. $349,900 Lovely 2BR, 2BA with open oor plan lives like a single family home. Immaculate home offers tile in living areas, custom heated pool with lake views, hurricane shutters and more! $269,900 Association of the Year Incredible deal! This popular Oakmont oor plan offer 3BR,2BA plus Den and extended interior living space. Totally renovated and not lived since the renovations the home is in pristine condition and shows like new! Priced to sell! $349,900 OPEN SUN 1-4 ISLANDWALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION VILLAGE WALKCapri with wide water views. Clean, light and bright ready for quick closing-enjoy it this season! $229,000 Causal Elegance 4BR,3.5BA, features both formal living and dinning, replace, custom moldings, and pool w/lake views! Pristine Condition. Furnishings Included! Shows Like New $499,000 TURNKEY PACKAGEONE OF A KIND MAGNIFICENT CARLYLE 4 BR, 3.5 BA, features unparalleled craftsmanship throughout entire home, gourmet kitchen with top of the appliances, designer nishes, genuine hardwood oors, private pool with lake views and much more! A must see home! $569,900 The Manor, only 18 of these beauties were built in Village Walk. 4 plus den, 3 1/2 baths, 3 car, with pool. $589,000 The Glenwood is a 3 bedroom single family master, 10 ft ceilings, hurricane shutters...more. $269,900 Extended Capri with screened patio, original owner, very clean, near all amenities. $219,000 OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB28 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 Judy Jones 239-821-3533 239-821-3534cbjudy@earthlink.netwww.JonesLarsonTeam.comLynn & Ed Brown 239-641-4968 239-641-4903EBrown822@aol.comwww. oridamoves.com928 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, Fl. 34145 1-800-733-8121 ext. 640, 645 or 660 872 S. Heathwood Beautiful bay water view. Completely updated throughout. Offered furnished.$2,639,250 Hideaway Beach Cottage 2 Bed + Den, 3 Bath. Fabulous Gulf Views, updates galore! $1,300,000 1824 Bahama Fabulouse Christian Slocum built 3 bedroom 3 bath home on Tarpon Bay.$950,000 San Marco Villas 2Bd/1.5Bath condo. Tile and new kitchen appliances. Central location.$155,000 266 Heathwood Dr. Former Sunset Builders Model home on oversized lot with long water views.$755,000 Tropical Retreat Close to shopping and dining. 2 bedroom 2 bath end unit condo with lots of updates. $149,000 Dill Court Southern exposure lot with newer seawall. Wide water view, on city sewer. $629,000 Seaview Court #307 Beautifully updated. Lots of built-in storage. Fabulous location.$309,000 Verona Walk Attached villa, 2Bd/2Baths. Large lanai with oversized lot view. 2-car garage. $229,000 530 Nassau Rd. Golf Course View! Over 2400sq.ft of living space. 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. $629,000 Villa De Mar Condo 2Bd/2Bath condo, completely updated, deeded boat dock. Rental income history available. $289,000 REDUCED Bay front Penthouse Over 2700sq.ft. 3Bd/2.5Baths. Granite counters, outdoor lanai & balconies. Priced at only$450,000 REDUCED .. premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. PELICAN MARSH | 9194 TROON LAKES Three + den pool home in pristine condition. Volume ceilings & numerous upgrades. Gated community with tennis, fitness, community center. $593,500 PELICAN BAY | 7853 COCOBAY Three + den pool home with guest cabana in gated neighborhood close to beach tram, tennis & fitness. Aggressively priced for quick sale. $1,445,000 OPEN SUN 1-4LITTLE HARBOUR | 286 LITTLE HARBOURFour bedroom + den waterfront retreat in gated enclave near Old Naples. 3,800 SF home designed for privacy. $3,000,000 PARK SHORE | THE TROPICS 4560 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #243 Spectacular 3 bedroom bayfront condominum with new kitchen & wood floors. Walk to beach, shops, dining of the Village. $950,000 OPEN SUN 1-4PELICAN BAY | 708 HOLLYBRIAR LANEExceptional 6400 SF home with 1st floor master, granite island kitchen, mother-in-law suite and room for all. Privacy abounds. Quiet location minutes to beach, tennis, fitness. $2,395,000 PENDING SALE Miromar Design Center invites the public to the following free seminars and special events. Attendance is free unless otherwise noted. Call 390-5111 to RSVP. 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26: Designing Green Interiors Melissa Allen of MGA Interior Design discusses how to enhance your home with environmentally friendly furnishings and finishes. Learn what to look for, what to avoid and how each option relates to different environmental concerns. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5: Tropical Heritage Plants and Container Gardening Debbie Hughes, Edison & Ford Winter Estates horticulturalist and master gardener, discusses the importance of old Florida heritage plants and native varieties and demonstrates how to plant many of them in decorative containers. The riverside estates in Fort Myers are known for their orchids and bromeliads, antique rose garden areas and citrus and herbs growing in containers. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12: Ask The Organizers Board members from the Professional Organizers Association of Southwest Florida will offer advice on organizing living areas, garages and storage areas as well preparing for a move. Sponsored by California Closets. 2 p.m. Thursday, March 17: Distinguished Speaker Series Alexa Hampton, president and featured designer of the New York-based Mark Hampton design firm, discusses her work and signs copies of her book. RSVP by March 11. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19: How to Get a Well-Traveled Look without the Airfare Interior designer and world traveler Pam Novakovich talks about blending European and Asian styles with existing pieces to create a one-of-a-kind environment. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26: EcoSmart, The New Green Fireplace Technology Presented by Poggenpohl, this program will include a demonstration of EcoSmart fireplaces, an Australian innovation that is green, elegant, sophisticated, timeless and versatile for any architectural surrounds. Fueled by denatured ethanol, the fireplaces burn clean and are maintenancefree. Miromar Design Center is on Corkscrew Road in Estero, across from Miromar Outlets. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit seminars at Miromar center Mary H. Raymond(239) 269-6105 Pristine Turnkey 2/2 in Cypress Trace. Priced for quick sale. Watch the sunset from your lanai. 2+Den & 2 car garage LeCiel Venetian Tower. Furniture can be included. $1,800,000 Designer Furnished 2+Den Att Garage. Owner wants offer! $235,000 SOLD


Call now:239-707-4991Brokerage services provided by Patten Sales & Marketing 792 Broad Avenue S Naples, FL 34102 PRESTIGIOUS NAPLES HOMESITEOriginally sold for over $600,000Now $245,000 1 minute to private country club and beach access Cheapest comparable listing on the MLS is $495,000 2 ACRE KEEWAYDIN ISLAND HOMESITEOriginally sold for over $900,000Now only $295,000! Enjoy shing, camping and boating on your private 7 mile beach Direct Access to the Gulf of Mexico Adjoining lot sold for $1.2M4474 sf 3 BR, 312BA Today only$1.29M!Other featured properties: Originally priced at$2.26MBRAND NEWNAPLES HOMEMinutes to private beach access and country club!


Foreclosure and Finance CenterA Service of ONESource Real Estate Services Center Doreen Vachon 643-0636Home Grown Girl!Resident in Naples since 1969 OWNER FINANCE OR LEASE OPTION 161 4th St. 3/2, tiled oors, updated kitchen/baths. New windows. Wrap around covered deck, carport, workshop/shed. $809 per month* $159,500*owner nance with 15%-20% down PITI, amortized over 30 years at 6% interest 3587 Bolero Way 3/2 garage, all updated, oversized lot backs up to golf course. $930 per month* $179,900 Lake views from most rooms, volume ceilings, plantation shutters, granite island kitchen with double ovens. Oak and tile oors. Tennis and walking trails. Beautiful Southwest exposure, long views of golf course lake lagoon, preserve from your private mini pool. Big bedrooms, lots of walk-in closets. $10,000 Down, 6% Interest, Amortized over 20 years$143 per month* $29,900 $240 yearly H.O. $359,900 $105 yearly H.O. $224,900 Berkshire Lakes Lely Classic Florida Todays LifestyleThe affordable alternative to gated, high rise, high fee open houseSunday 1 to 4692 94th North Naples $359,000 613 109th North Naples $459,000 628 106th North Naples $679,000For more info contact Barb Kennedy239.594.9689 or barb@KennedyDetails.comBrokers Protected


Port Royal, 336 Galleon Dr Charming home overlooks scenic Lantern Lake. Walk or bike to beach, tness center and club. Qualies for immediate Port Royal Club membership. 3+Den/3.5 (H5249) Sally Pratt, 280-2219 $3,300,000 Pelican Bay, 8231 Bay Colony Dr, #2002 HERE IS WHAT EAGLES VIEW! East & West balconies 20 oors above the beach & surf w/walls of glass & 9ft ceilings. Own your own seats for spectacular sunsets. 2+Den/3 (C6904) Nan Dietrich, 564-2906 $2,595,000 Old Naples, 180 8th Ave S Only One Block to Beach on 100 x 150 lot. Darling renovated 3/3 would make most anyones dream come true. So close to 3rd St S and 5th Ave S. Make haste! 3/3 (H5547) Nan Dietrich, 564-2906 $2,150,000 Old Naples, 242 3rd Ave S, #WEST Pristine and sunlit magazine model Villa one block to the beach with huge pool and spa only 2 blocks to 5th Avenue S. Separate guest house and elevator ready. 4/4 (V1510) Nan Dietrich, 564-2906 $1,999,000 Moorings, 1810 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #301 Beach & Boat! Built 2004, 3288 SF luxury end-unit in Moorings w/ high end nishes, boat dock & lift, private beach access, 2 car-gar, elec. hurricane shutters. 3+Den/3.5 (C7162) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $1,649,000 Royal Harbor, 2085 Snook Dr Extensively updated with open oor plan, volume ceilings, wide water views, pool, spa, 16k boat lift & direct Gulf access! Perfect for entertaining! 3/2 (H5643) Donald E. Winkler, 961-2166 $1,395,000 Moorings, 2885 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #204 Unobstructed beach & Gulf views, completely renovated, turnkey furnished, SW corner end unit located in a well maintained beach front condo South of Harbour Dr. 3/2 (C7143) Lisa M. Richardson, 250-8008 $975,000 Pelican Bay, 6573 Marissa Loop, #202/204 #202 & #204 combined, this expansive residence oers the spaciousness of a single fam home w/the convenience of condo living. 2 complete living & kitchen areas. 4+Den/4 (C7235) Molly Monette, Linda C. Loomis, P.A., 451-0769 $950,000 Pelican Bay, 815 Arrowhead Ln Special home on huge cul-de-sac lot w/crown molding, vol/tray ceilings, pool, spa, chipping & putting green. Attached garden apt is ideal for guests & family. 4+Den/3 (H5561) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $939,000 Royal Harbor, 1260 Tuna Ct Two BR two BA home on intersecting deep water canals that can accommodate multiple watercraft. Open great room/ kitchen, 3 car gar. 2/2 (H5302) Donald E. Winkler, 961-2166 $875,000 Pelican Bay, 807 Knollwood Ct Heres your opportunity to own a SFH in Pelican Bay priced to accommodate YOUR style of FL living. Bright, open oor plan, vaulted ceilings, replace, lg lot. 3/3 (H5465) Mary Halpin, PA, 269-3005 $799,000 Moorings, 2601 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #19 Wow Views! Want to live right on Moorings Beach? Rare opportunity to own a Billows Beachfront Villa at this price. New A/C, hot water heater, paint and carpet. 2/2 (C6113) Lisa M. Richardson, 250-8008 $774,500 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #1503 Spectacular! Watch sunsets from your 15th oor lanai w/unrestricted views of Gulf. SW exp. Spacious unit-newer A/C, tile, updated baths. Turnkey/move-in ready. 2+Den/2.5 (C6967) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $724,900 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #1404 Breathtaking Gulf Views from 14th oor! Many upgrades include newer A/C, granite, tray ceilings. Huge master bedroom. Turnkey and move-in ready. 2/2.5 (C6970) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $712,500 Coronado At Pelican Bay, 7225 Pelican Bay Blvd, #202 Call for Appt. Beautifully maintained ow thru condo in a premier bldg. 2 balconies, split BRs, 24 hour security, tness center & much more. Turnkey furnished. 2+Den/2 (C5782) Sara Williams, 784-5610 $699,000 Royal Harbor, 2205 Tarpon Rd Well maintained Royal Harbor pool home. Main rooms open to large covered lanai with long canal views! Circular drive, 2 car garage, dock & direct Gulf access. 2/2 (H5620) Donald E. Winkler, 961-2166 $685,000 Vanderbilt Beach, 25 Bluebill Ave, #PH 4 Aordable Penthouse Living! SW Exp w/views of Gulf. Spacious 11th unit. Updates incl 18 tile/diag throughout, crown molding & plantation shutters. Turnkey. 2/2 (C6981) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $674,900 Pelican Marsh, 9109 Troon Lakes Dr Superb detail, meticulous 2600 SF home. Open oor plan, lake view, spa, summer kitchen. Tile, gourmet kitchen, granite in baths, shutters & extra storage. 3+Den/2.5 (H4756) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $629,500 Saturnia Lakes, 2293 Guadelupe Dr A Stunning Masterpiece! Custom features only found in this spectacular estate home. Triple molding, replace, wood molding throughout, extensive lighting. 5+Den/3 (H5630) Diana McCoy, 404-0793 $624,900 Pine Ridge, 590 Carica Rd Largest Lot in Pine Ridge Estates at this price & the best location! 224ft of frontage w/ Palms & Pines on wooded 1.48 Acres. Plat & survey avail. Great schools! (L1152) Garren Grup, 289-8619 $549,000 Pine Ridge, 618 West St Oversized lot w/ fruit trees. Main home remodeled in 1990. Oak wood ring, lg home ofc, fully equipped separate guest qrtrs. Central to dining, shopping & bches. 3+Den/2 (H5441) Donald E. Winkler, 961-2166 $499,000 Eden On e Bay 312 Steerforth Ct 2005 SFH, eastern exp, west of 41 in gated community near beaches. Open r plan, heated pool & spa, nicely upgraded, tiled, crown & custom paint on private lot. 3+Den/2.5 (H5243) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $489,000 Park Shore, 300 Park Shore Dr, #2A is 3BR condo is light & bright. Featuring an updated kitchen & sunny bay views. Steps to shops, dining & beach. Small pet welcome. 3/2 (C6968) Sally Kellogg, 571-5445 $479,000 Pelican Marsh, 1856 Seville Blvd, #1321 2nd oor lake view condo, spacious rooms, formal dining room. Two private guest rooms w/full baths, open den plus power chair lift. 3+Den/3 (C6881) Jill Pyszkowski, 659-6333 $475,000 e Colony At Pelican Landing, 23540 Via Veneto Blvd #1603 Supremely upgraded residence on the 16th oor in Navona at e Colony with your own private elevator that opens directly into your home. 2+Den/2 (C2352) Garren Grup, 289-8619 $459,000 Pelican Bay, 7000 Pelican Bay Blvd, #A101 Updated 1st coach home w/attached garage lives like a villa. Wood rs in all areas & tile in kitchen & baths. Pvt lanai w/lake view. Walk to beach or tram. 2/2 (C7224) Helen Janssen, 450-7437 $459,000 Oyster Bay, 1569 Chesapeake Ave is pet friendly condo has it all! Completely renovated, 30 deeded boat slip, direct Gulf access, vaulted ceilings, addtl storage, laundry in unit. 3/2 (C6595) Donald E. Winkler, 961-2166 $449,000 Vineyards, 750 Regency Reserve Cir, #2302 Gorgeous! Panoramic views of 17th hole, SE exp., 2058 SF highly upgraded w/ tile, wood ooring, plantation shutters, high ceilings & doorways, 2 car-gar. 2+Den/2 (C7161) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $389,000 Pelican Bay, 6510 Valen Way, #B-503 Walking distance to Pelican Bay beach amenities volume ceilings open oor plan golf course and tropical vistas from three terraces and storage galore. 2/2 (C7223) Jeanne Shapira, 821-8582 $379,000 Pelican Bay, 545 Serendipity Dr, #545 Light, bright, welcoming beach cottage dcor! End unit on second oor with inside stairs, updated, vaulted ceilings, home oce in den, extra storage. 2+Den/2 (C7191) Mary Halpin, PA, 269-3005 $375,000 Naples Bay Resort, 995 Sandpiper St, #B103 5 STAR Resort/Condo w/Concierge service & 97 slip marina close to 5th Ave! Excellent price & view for a Luxury condo or use as a 7-day furnished rental. 2/2 (C5834) Garren Grup, 289-8619 $375,000 Vineyards, 5881 Jameson Priced below recent comps, the bright open oor plan of this villa is welcoming. It is elegantly appointed with French doors, a replace and private pool. 3/2 (V1358) Jeanne Shapira, 821-8582 $349,900 The Strand, 5800 Grande Reserve Way, #1203 Lovely Grande Reserve coach home features pvt. elevator, custom flooring & paint finishes & kitchen w/ granite. Enjoy peaceful views from the screened lanai. 3+Den/3 (C7030) Janette Engelhardt, 248 760-5060, John Newman, 280-2255 $349,000 Carlton Lakes, 6078 Highwood Park Ct Bright & Fabulous SFH on lg cul-de-sac lot, 2100 SF, vol. ceilings, ext. lanai, diag. tile, new a/c, tranquil & pvt view, quiet location, tennis, pet friendly! 3+Den/2 (H4794) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $299,900 Lely Resort, 9126 Chula Vista St, #12305 OLE is Lely Resorts hottest community! St. Anna End w/gorgeous garden view, lots of windows, 2 car gar., ss appl., wood blinds, granite, tiled. Resort amenities! 3/2.5 (C4019) Laurie Bellico, PA, 293-9389 $259,000

PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise markedto Vanderbilt Drive) From the $900s Pr emier SIR C all 239-591-2727 Open Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 28 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB II 435 Dockside Drive #703 $925,000 Pr emier SIR Suz anne Ring 821-7550 29 PARK SHORE THE TROPICS 4560 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #243 $950,000 Pr emier SIR Cathy Owen 269-3118 30 AUDUBON 15214 Buranby Drive $969,500 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-000531 AUDUBON 238 Haydon Circle $999,000 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-0005 >$1,000,00032 ROYAL HARBOR 1900 Sandpiper Street $1,195,000 Premier SIR Trey W ilson 595-4444 33 PELICAN MARSH MUIRFIELD 8791 Muirfield Drive $1,350,000 Pr emier SIR T erri Moellers/Sharon Kaltenborn 404-7887 34 BAYFRONT GARDENS 221 Bayfront Drive $1,375,000 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-0005 35 PARK SHORE MERIDIAN CLUB 4901 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #1604 $1,395,000 Pr emier SIR Marion Bethea/ Anne Killilea 261-6200 36 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-261-3148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 11-5 37 PARK SHORE 318 Neapolitan Way $1,650,000 Premier SIR Steve Smiley 298-4327 38 OLD NAPLES CASA BELLA 458 11th Avenue South $1,700,000 Pr emier SIR C eline Van Arsdale 404-9917 39 OLD NAPLES 663 11th Avenue South $1,795,000 Premier SIR Vir ginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 40 BONITA BEACH 26580 HICKORY BLVD $1,795,000 Coldwell Banker Loretta Young 239-450-5022 41 VANDERBILT BEACH MANATEE RESORT 9566 Gulf Shore Drive #PH02 $1,850,000 Pr emier SIR Pat Callis 250-0562 42 COQUINA SANDS 1775 Hurricane Harbor $1,890,000 Pr emier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 43 BONITA BEACH 27664 HICKORY BLVD $1,999,999 Coldwell Banker Loretta Young 239-450-5022 >$2,000,00044 MOORINGS 515 Starboard Drive $2,350,000 Premier SIR Carolyn W einand 269-5678 45 AQUALANE SHORES 2201 Forrest Lane $2,499,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239-273-136746 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-5145050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 47 OLD NAPLES 280 Centr al Avenue $2,695,000 Premier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 48 COTTAGES AT BAREFOOT BEACH 265 SHELL DR, #8 $2,795,000 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239860-0005 >$3,000,00049 BONITA BEACH 26748 HICKORY BLVD $3,999,999 Coldwell Banker Loretta Young 239-450-5022 >$4,000,00050 PORT ROYAL 2560 Half Moon Walk $4,895,000 Premier SIR Linda Perry/Judy Perry 261-6161 51 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1280 Osprey Trail $4,995,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-261-3148 >$5,000,00052 AQUALANE SHORES 2026 7th Street South $5,650,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals William O. Farrington 239-572-1518 >$8,000,00053 PORT ROYAL 3243 Gin Lane $8,900,000 Premier SIR Scott Pear son 612-282-3000 >$10,000,00054 PORT ROYAL 1176 Spyglass Lane $10,995,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Peter G. Reppucci 239-595-6500 55 PORT ROYAL 3775 Rum Row $14,250,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Richard G. Prebish, II 239-357-6628>$100,0001 WORTHINGTON 13010 Amberley Court $115,000 Coldwell Banker Judi Martin 239-273-0476>$200,0002 VILLAGE WALK 3250 Village Walk Circle Ste #101 low $200,000s to mid $400,000s Illustrated Properties Real Estate, Inc. C all 239-5962520 M on-Fri 11-4 and Sat. Sun. 11-4 3 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD PALMETTO RIDGE 9221 Palmetto Ridge Drive #201 $299,000 Pr emier Sothebys International Realty Rox anne Jeske 450-5210 >$300,0004 BONITA BAY BAY POINTE 26908 Montego Pointe Court #102 $319,900 Pr emier SIR Brian Nelson 572-2903 5 MOORINGS EXECUTIVE CLUB 3300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #104 $339,000 Pr emier SIR Larry Roorda 860-2534 6 PELICAN BAY GLENCOVE 5807 Glencove Drive #807 $345,000 Pr emier SIR V ickie Larscheid 250-5041 NEW LISTING 7 GARDEN BEACH BUNGALOWS NORTH NAPLES 692 94th Avenue $359,000 Kennedy Details Barb Kennedy 239.594.9689 Sat. 1-4 Broker Protected 8 PELICAN LANDING BAYCREST 25274 Galashields Circle $369,000 Pr emier SIR St ephanie/John Coburn/Pam Umscheid 948-4000>$400,0009 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 From $400s Pr emier SIR Call 239-594-9400 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 10 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 Prices from the mid $400s. Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Pr emier SIR Open Mon. Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 11 GARDEN BEACH BUNGALOWS NORTH NAPLES 613 109th Avenue $459,000 Kennedy Details Barb Kennedy 239-594-9689 Sun. 1-4 Broker Protected>$500,00012 BONITA BAY ESPERIA AND TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction from the mid $500s. Pr emier SIR C all 239-495-1105 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 13 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD LONGLEAF 22110 Longleaf Trail Drive $579,000 Pr emier SIR J ack Despart 273-7931 14 HORIZON HOUSE IN PARK SHORE 3951 N. Gulf Shore Blvd #304 $579,000 Coldwell Banker Judy Hansen 239-248-4735 >$600,00015 AUDUBON 788 Ashburton Drive $634,500 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-0005 16 WYNDEMERE GRASMERE 870 Wyndemere Way $675,000 Pr emier SIR Ka thryn Hurvitz 659-5126 17 GARDEN BEACH BUNGALOWS NORTH NAPLES 628 106th Avenue $679,000 Kennedy Details Barb Kennedy 239-594-9689 Sunday 1 to 4 Broker Protected 18 MEDITERRA 16823 Cabreo Dive $679,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239-273-1367 19 OLDE CYPRESS STRADA BELLA 3084 Strada Bella Court $685,000 Pr emier SIR S andra McCarthy-Meeks 287-7921 >$700,00020 PELICAN BAY CRESCENT 8456 Abbington Circle #1721 $749,900 Pr emier SIR Marilyn Moir 919-2400 21 PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB CONDOS 435 Dockside Drive $749,000 to $1,499,000 Bridgette Foster 239-253-8001, Amerivest Realty 22 BONITA BAY ESPERIA SOUTH 4951 Bonita Bay Blvd. #601 $795,000 Pr emier SIR Carol J ohnson/Ginger Lickley 948-4000 >$800,00023 PARK SHORE 743 Old Trail Drive $849,000 Pr emier SIR Mitch/S andra Williams 370-8879 24 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $875,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-594-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 25 BONITA BAY AZURE 4931 Bonita Bay Blvd. #CH104 $895,000 Pr emier SIR Peter Lent 273-1122 26 BONITA BAY RIVER RIDGE 27250 Ridge Lake Court $899,000 Pr emier SIR Harriet Harnar 273-5443>$900,00027 AQUA 13675 Vanderbit Drive (take Wiggins Pass Road 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 21


Barefoot Beach, 224 Malibu Cv Premium location for estate home that was rebuilt in 2007 w/sweeping views of the Bay. WALK to BEACH, 2 boat docks w/lifts, chefs kitchen, Jerusalem Stone flrs. 4+Den/4.5 (H4981) Claire Licciardi, 2504564, Carol McElroy, 659-6395 $3,750,000 Royal Harbor, 2651 Tarpon Rd Panoramic view of Naples Bay. 4 bedroom, pool/spa, 80 of dock with lifts, just under 6,000 sq. ft. of Naples nest. For more info Text MHG1 To: 97063. 4/5.5 (H5516) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 Reduced $3,495,000 Hemingway Place, 1419 Hemingway Pl Charming French Country home w/Guest House on a unique & stylish gated street near beach, Venetian Village & Waterside shops. Woodsy atmosphere, great privacy. 4+Den/4.5 (H5068) Merry Coolidge, 450-4924 $1,595,000 Naples Boat Club, 909 10th St S, #304 Waterfront views from every room give way to endless lazy days watching the boats go by. 42 terrace, fabulous amenities, walk to 5th Ave. 3/3.5 (C4947) Mary Naylor, 784-1689, Jacques Groenteman, 659-6382 $1,590,000 Pelican Bay, 806 Slash Pine Ct Tucked away in serene cul de sac, 5870 T.Sq Ft Pool Home. Lovingly renovated in 08 & 09, upgrades incl new tile roof, new Hurricane windows, resurfaced pool. Open Sunday. 3/2.5 (H4744) The Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000, 272-4462 $1,369,000 Colliers Reserve, 862 Barcarmil Way London Bay (former model) custom home w/over 6000 T.sq ft of living space. Superb finished incl hdwd flring, wet bar, FP, marble, granite, pvt elevator. Open Sunday. 3+Den/3.5 (H4839) The HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $1,279,000 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #702 Luxurious residence, renovation just completed, sweeping Gulf and estuary views from every room! Extraordinary nishes, new furnishings, all waiting for you! 3/3 (C6890) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $1,250,000 Old Naples, 555 5th Ave S #PH-4 e Grand Penthouse East. Strong value, real asset, close to the beach. Nestled away from the others and oers elegant living at tree top level. Hard wood oors. 2+Den/2 (C5120) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $744,900 Pelican Bay, 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd, #G-14 A dogs haven in the St Raphael. Fido can roam free in his private yard & garden of this unique luxury tower residence. 2 small dogs allowed...parents welcome. 2/2 (C6907) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $700,000 Pelican Bay, 6001 Pelican Bay Blvd, #603 Impressive Southwest Gulf view, bright and spacious, wood oors, electric shutters. www. 2+Den/2.5 (C7087) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $700,000 Cove Towers, 425 Cove Tower Dr, #604 End-unit condo w/view of Gulf, Bay, Wiggins Pass & Naples skyline! Shows like model w/many custom finishes. Club Mbrshp includes beach shuttle, dining & more. 3+Den/3 (C6842) Claire Licciardi, 2504564, Carol McElroy, 659-6395 $699,000 Tiburon, 2843 Tiburon Blvd E, #102 Beautiful turnkey furnished 2nd oor condo with private elevator has many upgrades in 2400 sq ft living area plus 2 car garage and signature membership. 3/2 (C7239) L:aura and Mark Maran, 777-3301 $687,900 Kensington, 4360 Kensington High St Custom 2-story Villa, over 4000 T. Sq Ft., New pool & spa, Oce-family rm plus bedroom with ensuite bath. Golf course view. Open Sunday. 3+Den/3 (V1366) e Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000, 272-4462 $640,000 Mediterra, 15509 Monterosso Ln, #102 Loaded with extras and professionally furnished. Spectacular long range lake views & is within walking distance to the Mediterra clubhouse. 3/2.5 (C5214) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $600,000 Imperial Shores, 4865 Regal Dr A Boaters Dream & priced to sell. Unique Key West style home w/ boat dock, lift & seawall. Super southern views of canal & bay to Gulf. Bi-level lanai. 3 bdrm. 3/2 (H4238) e HutchisonCarmony Team, 272-7000 $590,000 Pelican Marsh, 9146 Troon Lakes Dr Delightful spacious pool home with private setting, mature landscaping. Plantation shutters, electric storm shutters, 2 car garage. 3/2 (V1451) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $585,000 e Dunes, 325 Dunes Blvd, #405 WOW! e Lanai gives you outstanding views of Turkey Bay to the West and North. All the upgrades you would expect, plus fabulous amenities! 3/2 (C5090) Jacques Groenteman, 659-6382 $580,000 Pelican Bay, 6020 Pelican Bay Blvd, #105 Exceptional lake and golf course view, corner unit, large rooms, extremely large wrap around lanai, new hurricane rated sliders and windows. 3/3 (C6906) Friley Saucier, PA, 293-3532 $550,000 Pelican Landing, 25011 Pinewater Cove Ln Incredible deal! Ultra private setting, lots of custom features. Ceramic tile throughout, beautiful landscaping sure to please!! 4+Den/3 (H5500) Bunny Caravello & Team, 949-3907 $550,000 Breakwater At Pelican Bay, 765 Bentwater Cir, #202 Lake & waterscape views, volume ceilings; turnkey furnished 2.5 car garage under building! Unit in tip top shape! 2+Den/2 (C6753) Sandy Weldy, 370-1270 $519,000 Pelican Marsh, 2380 Mont Claire Dr, #102 Perfection awaits you. Serene lake front coach home in desirable Mont Claire of Pelican Marsh. Redesigned w/current color trends. Well priced move right in. 3/2.5 (C7088) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $500,000 Bayfront, 450 Bayfront Pl, #4204 Waterfront Downtown Naples. Excellent amenities, water view, close to beach and steps to 5th Ave. Terrace, secured garage, onsite dining. Superb Value. 2/2 (C7177) Barbara Morley, 269-6966 $429,000 Coquina Sands, 1065 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #302 If you are searching for an affordable condo on the beach, your search is over! 1st floor condo steps from the white sands of the Gulf. Close to downtown Naples. 2+Den/2 (C6976) Claire Licciardi, 2504564, Carol McElroy, 659-6395 $399,500 Reection Lakes, 14634 Fern Lake Ct St Croix Gold Furnished former builder model. Two story. 3+Den/2.5 (H4917) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $375,000 Old Naples, 980 7th Ave S, #11 1st Floor, perfect Apt, beside pool, no stairs, & 1 of only four, 2BR, 2BA in Castleton Gardens. Reno & furniture included, 2 blks to 5th Ave, 9 blks to Beach. 2/2 (C7085) e Hutchison-Carmony Team, 272-7000, 272-4462 $355,000 Stonebridge, 1600 Winding Oaks WAY #101 Seldom avail 16th fairway & lake view. Turnkey 1st Braeburn coach home is movein perfect. Dont miss this opportunity to live in Stonebridge CC in N Naples. 3/2 (C7288) Michele Harrison, 580-9889 $355,000 Waterfront In Naples, 2206 Anchorage Ln, #C Hidden away & loaded w/upgrades, elegant w/privacy, boating possibilities & Gulf access. Professionally decorated w/top of line nishes & minutes to downtown. 3+Den/2 (C6319) Mary Naylor, 784-1689 $350,000 Waterfront in Naples, 2206 Anchorage Ln, #2206-D Lovingly cared for and upgraded with privacy and nature all around, this 3/2 +den is warm and inviting. Dockage avail with gulf access. 3+Den/2 (C6300) Mary Naylor, 784-1689 $350,000 Village Walk, 3247 Benicia Ct Well maintained extended Oakmont located close to community pool. 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Pet projectA fur-filled gala at The Ritz, and more great fun around town. C31-33 Oscar timeSee if you agree with film critic Dan Hudaks predictions. C11 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF FEB. 24-MARCH 2, 2011 Write onAntiques expert Terry Kovel knows about ancient Asian water droppers. C21 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: InsideHigh-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village 261-6161 The Gallery 659-0099 Old Naples 434-2424 North Naples 594-9494 Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 643-3445 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Year after year, the Naples National Fine Art Festival is recognized as one of the top 10 art festivals in the United States. More than 1,000 artists compete to earn one of 250 coveted spots at the juried event. The 32nd annual festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 26-27, at Cambier Park and along Eighth Street. It is the largest annual fundraiser for the Naples Art Association. This event supports our mission of sharing high quality art with our community in a fun and family-friendly way, says Joel Kessler, NAA executive director. Proceeds from the $5 admission will support ARTScool, the summer childrens education program, and year-round programming at The von Liebig Art Center. Artwork from this years show includes ceramics, digital art, leather work, fine furniture, glass, printmaking, jewelry, metal sculptures, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, paintings, photography and woodworks. Art collectors and aficionados will be able to meet the artists and speak with them about THE UTMOST IN AFFLUENT shopping and cultural entertainment is how David Lester describes the Naples International Art & Antique Fair, the debut exhibition his company brings to town Feb. 25-March 1. Were like theatrical producers, says Mr. Lester, who with his wife Lee Ann owns International Fine Art Expositions. Were providing dealers of the finest things in the world a stage to display their wares. That stage is set in the Naples International Pavilion, a former grocery store at 4835 Immokalee Road that IFAE has transformed into a luxurious marketplace befitting of treasures from dozens of prestigious art, antique, and jewelry dealers of the highest caliber from around the world. Two Naples art dealers Trudy A month of comical con men and outrageous shenanigans at Sugden Community Theatre begins March 2, opening night of The Naples Players spring musical production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The adaptation of the Steve Martin/Michael Caine classic runs through April 2. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels follows the schemes of two con men: the suave and sociable Lawrence Jameson and his recent pupil, the uncouth and crude Freddy Benson. Their rivalry comes to a head in the form of a wealthy soap heiress named Christine Colgate. The matchstick men make a bet on who can be the first to scam the young woman out of $50,000: Freddy, with his ruse of being a psychosomatically disabled sailor, or Lawrence as the only doctor capable of curing him. The winner of the game will live it up in the French Riviera town of Beaumont-sur-Mer; the loser must leave, never to be seen again. Emotions and hi-jinks run high as the contest heats up, and the mark is revealed to be not quite as she seems. The Naples Players production stars Michael Freshko as Freddy, James Little as Lawrence and Laura Needle as Christine. Dallas Dunnagan directs.A cast of real charactersPerhaps the most devoted of the cast members is the man in the role of Freddy. Mr. Freshko, a Miami police officer by day, commutes across the state five nights a week a round trip of 248 miles to rehearse with The Naples Players. Why does he do it? It was the first appealing opportunity after nine years away from acting, Mr. Freshko says about the role. He brings a wealth of acting and singing abilities to the stage, having been classically trained at the Manhattan School of Music and accumulating eight years of experience before taking an extended hiatus. It certainly does not appear as if hes been away from performing for any length of time, Ms. Dunnagan says about direction Mr. Freshko. He has an easy, natural stage presence and hes fearless in his approach to theThe National tradition continuesNaples Players bring Scoundrels to justice32nd annual festival draws artists, collectors and aficionados downtown Naples International Art & Antique Fair brings treasures of all kinds to townSEE NATIONAL, C4 SEE RICHES, C4 SEE DIRTY, C14 BY JOEL MORRISSpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOPlaying con artists Freddy and Lawrence, Michael Freshko and James Little toast their success in a scam in a scene from SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOButterflies by Jennifer Ivory Pet proje c A fur-filled g al gr eat f un arou O s c a r t im e S ee if you a g r e H udaks pred ic B ROU G I I I N N N N N N N N N N A A A A A A A A A A A FF FF FF FF FF FF FF F F F LU LU LU LU LU LU U LU LU U U EN E EN EN EN EN EN EN EN T T T T T T T T nd nd nd nd nd nd nd d nd nd d c c c c c c c c c ul ul ul ul ul u ul ul ul u ul u tu tu tu tu t tu tu tu t tu u t r ra ra r ra ra ra ra a a l l l l l l l 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PAGE 82 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 Joseph Ribkoff Frank Lyman Barara Lesser Clara S XCVI BelldiniGreat Gifts are found at(941) 575-1911 Unit Nicholes Collections Acupuncture Center of Naples Dr. Xiu Qiong Cen, A.P, O.M.D. (China) Licensed Acupuncture PhysicianDr. Cen has over 25 years experience in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine. 5683 Naples Boulevard, Naples, FL 34109 Celebrate Chinese New Year their inspiration and techniques. Among the works that have been juried into this years show are Jennifer Ivorys artistically recreated insects, John Petreys whimsical dresses and Yongqun Guos Asian-inspired ink on rice paper. Ms. Ivory uses ink, watercolor and various types of paper to draw and paint images that she cuts and sculpts into realistic butter flies, beetles and other insect reproductions. Her work is mounted in shadow boxes and is almost indistinguishable from a real insect collection. Mr. Petrey, a Tennessee artist, uses vintage and found objects to create sculptural childrens and ladies dresses. His pieces range from table-top sized to larger than life. Ms. Guo creates beautiful ink and watercolor pieces on rice paper that combine traditional Asian-techniques with a contemporary influence.Festival detailsMayor Bill Barnett and members of the Naples City Council, joined by the Barron Collier High School Color Guard, will open the 2011 Naples National with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the main entrance to Cambier Park. On Sunday morning, the Best in Show and 12 other awards of distinction will be presented. (Ten award winners from 2010 are returning to this years festival, including Best in Show winner Judith Wood of West Palm Beach and Best in 2-D winner Greg Barnes of Charlotte, N.C.) Numerous performing artists will entertain under the band shell in Cambier Park beginning at 11 a.m. both days (see schedule). Public parking is available at: IberiaBank, Ninth Street South; Wachovia Bank, Fifth Avenue South; The lot at the corner of U.S. 41 and Third Avenue South; Public parking decks on Sixth Avenue South and Fourth Avenue South; and the public lots on Eighth Street South and Eighth Avenue South. Festival sponsors are: Fidelity Investments, Naples Daily News, the Tourism Development Council of Collier County, Happenings Arts and Entertainment Magazine, Naples Bay Resort, Comcast, Costco, WAVV and Life in Naples. Labell Fine Art and Harmon-Meek Gallery will be in the mix. Visitors to the fair will be able to see 20 original Renoirs, a 132-carat diamond and the first presidential portrait of Abraham Lincoln, among other riches. Nowhere else would you be able to see things like this all in one place, Mr. Lester says. Except, perhaps, if youd been at the 15th annual American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach, another IFAE production, last week. Among the most substantial sales reported by dealers, according to an IFAE release: Waterhouse & Dodd sold a Renoir watercolor for $100,000 and an oil painting by French painter Albert Gleizes for approximately $1 million. Reubin Simantov charted multiple sales ranging from a pair of $3,800 cuff links to a $78,000 necklace. Brassner Fine Art sold a Botero for $190,000 as well as a Childe Hassam for approximately $1 million. Todd Merrill 20th Century Design sold a Harvey Probber sofa for $50,000, a glazed Dango sculpture by Jun Kaneko for $45,000, a pair of Vladimir Kagan chairs with a matching ottoman for $35,000 and a pair of James Mont lamps for $18,000. Italian goldsmith and jeweler Buccellati reported it was the best year in our long fair participation. Mr. Lester says more than 42,000 people attended the 10-day fair in Palm Beach, and he expects tens of thousands to go through the Naples International Pavilion during the next five days. He expects to attract patrons from Sarasota and points south. This is the undiscovered market, he says. These dealers very much want to establish a presence and form relationships with buyers in Southwest Florida. They know this can be a very important market for them. Among the dealers exhibiting in the Naples International Art & Antique Fair: Graff Diamonds of London Hammer Galleries Yvel pearl designers of Israel Toulouse Antique Gallery of Manhattan Beach, Calif. Gallery Afrodit of Turkey The 19th Century Shop of Stevenson, Md. A.B. Levy Antiques of Palm Beach The Silver Fund of London NATIONALFrom page C1RICHESFrom page C1 >> Heres the schedule of entertainment in the Cambier Park band shell: Saturday, Feb. 26 11-11:45 a.m., Opera Naples 12:15-1 p.m., 5 Tall Guys barbershop quintet 1:30-2:15 p.m., The Naples Players 2:45-3:30 p.m., Jessie Michaels Cohen 4-4:45 p.m., Naples Academy of Ballet Sunday, Feb. 27 11-11:45 a.m., Hot Flashz Dance Troup 12:15-1 p.m., Jessie Michaels Cohen 1:30-2:15 p.m., The Naples Players 2:45-3:30 p.m., The Recreation Tappers 4-4:45 p.m., Naples Academy of Ballet in the know >>The 32nd annual Naples National Fine Art Festival >> When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 26-27 (ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday) >> Where: Cambier Park and Eighth Street South >> Admission: $5 >> Info: 262-6517 or in the know COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: Ink on rice paper by Yongqun Guo Left: Dresses by John PetreyCOURTESY IMAGESAbove: From George Barnards Civil War photographic collection Right: Trapeze Artist, William LEngle The inaugural Naples International Art & Antique Fair >> Where: Naples International Pavilion, 4835 Immokalee Road >> When: Preview gala 6-10 p.m. Feb. 24 ($125 per person); Feb. 25-28, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; March 1, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. >> Tickets: $10 single-day pass, $15 for multi-day pass >> Catalog: $25 >> Info: 949-5411 or >> More: Special programs and lectures during the show include (subject to change): Friday, Feb: 25 2:30-3:30 p.m. Diane McManus Jensen, The Art of Collecting 4-5 p.m. Historian and interior designer Kim Mockler, author of Maurice Fatio: Palm Beach Architect Saturday, Feb. 26 1-2 p.m. Interior designer Campion Platt, author of Made to Order 2:30-3:30 p.m. Donald Miller, author of Tiffany Desk Treasures Sunday, Feb. 27 2:30-3:30 p.m. Pauline Metcalf, author of Syrie Maugham: Staging Glamorous Interiors -5 p.m. Miller Gaffney, Current Legal Issues in Art Appraisals Monday, Feb. 28 -2 p.m. Joe Cox, executive director of the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples, Building a Museum Where Families Will Play, Learn and Dream Together 2:30-3:30 p.m. Jeronimo Perez Roco of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, ConservationRestoration of Paintings in the know THE LESTERS


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PAGE 84 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 TEQUILA TASTING! Wed, 3/30/11 5:30-7:30PM Sample 5 Patron tequilas and appetizers! Margarita served at the door (as your chaser). $25 advance/$30 door. Shulas Monthly Tasting Events! Last Wednesday of every month 5:30-7:30pm. Premier food, wine, liquor tastings, live music, cooking demonstrations, and more! Details/Advance online tickets: Win tickets, event updates, exclusive offers and more! Text SHULAS EVENTS to 97063 or event updates and a FREE APPETIZER! SHULAS EVENTS! UAC Best Weekend Bets Feb. 25-27: Naples International Art & Antique Fair. 949-5411 or Feb. 25: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival. Museum of the Everglades. 695-0008 or Feb. 25-27: Take Five, by The Marco Players. 642-7270 or Feb. 25: Music Makers Show Band at Cambier Park. 597-3240. Feb. 26-27: Naples National Art Festival. 262-6517 or Feb. 27: Oscar party with the Naples International Film Festival. 7753456 or Feb. 27: Britain to Broadway by Voices of Naples. 455-2582 or Feb. 27: Retro Romance recital by members of the Naples Music Club. 290-0501 or Theater The Art of Murder By The Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theatre through Feb. 26. 263-7990 or Take Five By The Marco Players through Feb. 27. 642-7270 or www. A View from the Bridge By Gulfshore Playhouse March 4-20. 261-7529 or The Unsinkable Molly Brown At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through April 2. 2784422 or Flamingo Court At the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers, through March 6. 278-4422 or www. The 39 Steps By Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, through Feb. 26. 332-4488 or The Lady with all the Answers By Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, through March 6. 3324488 or Agamemnon By FGCU TheatreLab through Feb. 27. 590-7268 or www. Symphony Master Works #3 The Southwest Florida Symphony performs Feb. 26 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 418-1500 or www. Great Guys The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents Broadways Leading Men at 8 p.m. Feb. 24-26 and 2 p.m. Feb. 26-27 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Music Marathon The Southwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra performs its annual fundraiser from noon-5 p.m. Feb. 27 at Coconut Point. 418-1500 or Thursday, Feb. 24 Jewelry Sample Sale A Judith Ripka sample sale sets up from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Beautiful Baubles Marissa Collections hosts a Yossi Harari jewelry show today through Saturday at 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148 or Pet Patrol Naples Botanical Garden welcomes dogs with their human companions from 3-5 p.m. Thursdays and 9-11 a.m. Sundays. One dog permitted per adult. 643-7275 or Art Walk The Center for the Arts Studios at the Promenade at Bonita Bay hosts Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. at 26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. 495-8989. One-Man Show See Benedict Arnold: The Traitor Who Saved America at 7:30 p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Music Night The Bonita Bay Singers take the stage at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive. 495-8989. Broadway Journey See Broadway Inside-Out at 6:30 p.m. at the South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542. Bring on the Bach The Bach Ensemble performs psalms, songs and spirituals at 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 860 Banyan Blvd. Thursdays on Third Along Third Street South from 6-9 p.m. 2618936. Evening on Fifth Along the avenue from 6:30-9:30 p.m. 435-3742. Friday, Feb. 25 County Fair The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair starts today and runs though March 6 at the Lee Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers. 543-8368. Rock On REO Speedwagon takes the stage at 8 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 4814849 or Jazz Singer Jane Monheit performs tonight and Saturday at the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 5971900 or Outdoor Concert The Music Makers Big Show Band performs from 7-9 p.m. at the Cambier Park band shell. 596-6142. Ad Libbing Naples City Improv performs from 8-10 p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Saturday, Feb. 26 Big Toys Germain Arena hosts the Big Boy Toys Expo from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday. www.germainarena. com. Pet Parade Mercato hosts Mardi Paws from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for the Collier Spay Neuter Clinic. 514-7647. Dogs in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden hosts its second annual Dog Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. One dog permitted per adult. 643-7275 or www. Patriotic Picnic Marco Presbyterian Church celebrates the Fourth of July in February at 3 p.m. 875 W. Elkcam Circle. 394-8186 or WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOLaugh it up and maybe even get in on the act when Naples City Improv performs an evening of family fun from 8-10 p.m. Friday Feb. 25, at The Norris Center. Call 213-3058.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Interactive Friendly Pirate Fun for the Whole Family 1-800-776-3735 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach Located at Salty Sams Waterfront Adventures Arrive 30-40 minutes prior to departure. Call For Times and Reservations 1-800-776-3735 2 2 2 2 2 W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W I 10 Southwest Florida Locations Whos Got Time To Cook?WE DO! To Find Your Neighboorhood Location! WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO It Takes Two Pablo Repun Tango has dancing to live music from 8-11 p.m. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or Sunday, Feb. 27 Foreign Film The FGCU Renaissance Academy Foreign Film Series presents Broken Embraces (Spain, 2009) from 1-4 p.m. at the Naples Center of FGCU, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Suggested donation: $5. Musical Afternoon Voices of Naples presents Britain to Broadway at 3 p.m. at the Naples United Church, 5200 Crayton Road. or 455-2582. Retro Romance Members of the Naples Music Club perform in recital at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 388 First Ave. S. 434-7897. Marco Music Marco Presbyterian Church presents the The Blackwood Brothers Quartet at 7 p.m. 875 W. Elkcam Circle. 394-8186 or String Quartet The Womens Cultural Alliance presents The Bergonzi String Quartet, featuring Glenn Basham, at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Shalom. $36. 5961569. Dinner Show Tea-A-Ria returns to Freds Food, Fun & Spirits, with performances tonight and March 6. Enjoy a show, glass of champagne and a three-course Italian peasant-style meal. Doors open at 5 p.m. $29.95. 431-7928. Comedy Legend Tim Conway & Friends perform at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900. Monday, Feb. 28 Film Series The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Elling at 7 p.m. on the large screen at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Dr. $8. 495-8989 or Tuesday, Mar. 1 Garden Art The Naples Botanical Garden hosts Artists in the Garden from 8 a.m.-noon every Tuesday. Set up an easel on any of the Garden lawns. 6437275 or Art on Marco First Tuesday After 5 runs from 5:30-7 p.m. at Marco Islands Center for the Arts. $5 members, $40 non-members. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandart. com. Foreign Flick The Italian Cultural Society presents Bread and Tulips, a magical fantasy set in Venice, at 7 p.m. at The Norris Center. $5 donation. www. On Their Toes Miami City Ballet presents Promethean Fire at 8 p.m. today and Wednesday at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Wednesday, Mar. 2 Music & Wine Wednesday Night Out at the Naples Botanical Garden features tunes by The Laws and a wine tasting by Artichoke & Co. from 6-9 p.m. or 643-7275. Underground Art Underground Art Wednesday runs from 6-9 p.m. at the North Naples Arts Alliance, featuring 19 independent artists studios and four galleries in the Pine Ridge Industrial Park. 821-1061. Open Mic Freds Food, Fun & Spirits hosts open mic night with Tim McGeary and friends from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Coming up Country Rock The Oak Ridge Boys perform at 7:30 p.m. March 3 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or Taste of Raku A raku workshop runs from 3-6 p.m. March 3 at Rosen Gallery & Studios, North Line Plaza, 2172 J & C Blvd. Enjoy glazing, socializing and firing for $48. 821-1061 or Shiny Things Marissa Collections hosts an Irene Neuwirth Jewelry personal appearance March 3-5 at 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148 or All Aboard Silk scarf artist Leigh Herndon and Karis Kreations host a Wearable Art Sail aboard the Naples Princess from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 3. $35 includes lunch and a fashion show. 649-2275. Funny Guy Kevin Nealon performs at 8 and 10 p.m. March 4-5 at the Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $25. 389-6900 or Art Reception The Kathleen Bradford Studio/Gallery hosts a reception for artist Lesley Phillips from 5-7 p.m. March 4. 4259 B onita Beach Road. 776-6844 or Pastel Show The annual Judged Members Show of the Southwest Florida Pastel Society starts with a reception from 5-8 p.m. March 4 at the Coconut Point Gallery. 331-6644 or Irish Fun A Touch of the Irish takes place from noon-5 p.m. March 5 at Ave Marias Town Center. Bluegrass Time The Acoustic Music Society of SWF presents its monthly show from 2-5 p.m. March 6 at the Bonita Elks Club, 3231 Coconut Rd. 248-8906. More Bluegrass The Boxcars perform at 7 p.m. March 10 at First Presbyterian Church, 250 Sixth St. S., to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County. $20. 325-1765. Bonita Blues The fifth annual Bonita Blues Festival is set for March 11-12 at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. LaVie Divine Kappa Alpha Theta alumnae present their annual fundraiser and luncheon with Janina Birtolo performing LaVie Divine at 11:30 a.m. March 12 at McCormick & Schmicks. 992-6052. Devotional Tunes St. Pauls Episcopal Church, in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Italian Opera Society, presents Walking With God at 3 p.m. March 13 at St. Pauls, 3901 Davis Blvd. $20. 643-0197. Send calendar listings to events@ Plain e-mail, jpegs or Word documents, please. No pdfs.COURTESY PHOTOThe Funny Divas Aniria, Long Island Mary, Susan Saiger and Robin Savage present Hey Hey Hey! Shes Funny! at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at The Norris Center. Appropriate for ages 15 and older, the crazy evening of stand-up comedy and improv will not only make you laugh, itll make you think. Tickets are $18. Call 213-3058.

PAGE 86 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 Man cant live off of Meatballs alone Buca Favorite NAPLES 8860 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH 2 3 9.596.6662 >> Shipwrecked! An Entertainment >> When: through Feb. 26 >> Where: Theatre Conspiracy, The Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers >> Cost: $18 >> Info: 936-3239 or If you go Toward the end of the show, after being feted and celebrated, Louis and his tale are called in doubt. Hes a kind of early 20th century James Frey, a fabulist whose claims are so outlandish theyre difficult to believe. When asked to prove certain points of his story, Louis cant. When asked to point out on a map where he was shipwrecked, and where he lived with an Aboriginal tribe, he cant. Shipwrecked! is based upon Louis de Rougemont, a man who, in the late 1800s, wrote fantastic adventures in a British publication called The Wide World Magazine. Playwright Donald Margulies is very clever here, telling us these tales while simultaneously calling attention to the fact that were being told some tales. (And every time Wide World Magazine was mentioned, I couldnt help but think: worldwide web which itself has been known for carrying some unbelievable tales.) Shipwrecked! works on numerous levels. It can be seen as a play that appeals to the young, as well as to the child within us all. It can be enjoyed purely at face value, or seen as a tribute to the storytelling powers of theater. It can be parsed for its commentary on truth-stretching and our willingness to believe outlandish tales. As The Wide World Magazine itself said, in June 1899: Truth is stranger than fiction, but De Rougemont is stranger than both. And wildly entertaining. becomes his wife. Ms. Idlet te was last seen locally as Mrs. Muller in Doubt, both at the Florida Repertory Theater and Gulfshore Playhouse, and its a delight to see her on stage again; its been too long. In Shipwrecked! she gets to strut her stuff, creating a variety of memorable characters. (I especially liked her brash, cigar-waving magazine publisher.) The remainder of the roles are shared by Miguel Cintron, who, like Ms. Idlette, also portrays both genders. But the audience seemed to love him best as Bruno the dog. With his wide eyes, big black nose and tongue hanging out, Mr. Cintron is completely loveable and extremely doglike in that portrayal. Conversely, hes also outstanding as a tiara-wearing Queen Victoria. Though much of the humor is situational, there are also some great one-liners. (Falling in love for the first time is described as being like seasickness, without the vomiting.) Ms. Idlette and Mr. Cintron carry the minimal props onand off-stage, and its obvious that were watching a play, or a reenactment. Mr. Haleys character relays his story as if hes reading a novel, announcing new chapters, such as, Chapter six: My life changes in strange and unusual ways. And he often breaks through the fourth wall, addressing the audience directly. (At the beginning of the play, he walks onstage and greets us by saying, Hello and welcome to this temple of the imagination! This hallowed hall where stories are told! This should be a clue to us that were about to be told a tale. Or at least that Louis is acknowledging that were in a place where tales are told.)ARTS COMMENTARY Back before kids fell in love with British wizards and teen vampires, they read about seafaring pirates, stowaways and castaways. Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, playing at Theatre Conspiracy, harkens back to those times. Part Robinson Crusoe, part Gullivers Travels, part Baron Munchausen in spirit, if not content this play is a tall tale for kids of all ages. In fact, the full title is Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself). And yes, the play itself is as florid and hyperbolic as its name. Its also definitely, as its title promises, an entertainment. As a sickly lad, Louis de Rougemont was fed a steady diet of adventure books by his mother, who sat by his bedside and read to him. But when hes 16-going-on17 (like Leisl in The Sound of Music), Louis decides he wants to experience the world for himself. I want to see the things written about in books with my own eyes, he declares. So he ventures out and, during his first day, hes promptly recognized as an easy mark by pickpockets and loses all his money. But he soon runs into a sea captain whos setting sail to harvest pearls from the ocean. And thus Louis is on his first adventure, just like in the books read to him in childhood. J. Mitchell Haley plays Louis with charm and bravado, throwing himself into the role with the full commitment of someone throwing himself into the deep end of the swimming pool. Its a demanding role, especially when you consider that Mr. Haley stepped into it just a couple weeks ago, when another actor suddenly bowed out. His character both narrates his own tale and acts it out. And how can you not love someone who comes out and addresses the audience, saying, Greetings! You vital, hummingbird-hearted creatures! Two actors, billed as Player #1 and Player #2, assist Mr. Haley, portraying more than two dozen roles. Patricia Idlette plays everyone from Louis kindly mother to an eye patch-wearing sea captain to an Aboriginal woman who b I l i t T P nancySTETSON The amazing, wildly entertaining tale of Shipwrecked!No program credit is given for the set design, which looks like a traveling show or a carnival: a raised platform of wooden planks, and a kind of makeshift backdrop of curtains and sheets. On stage left is a table of various objects, including a manual typewriter and a working gramophone with horn. Throughout the show, Tera Nicole Miller, wearing a cloche hat, long skirt and boots, works the table, providing sound effects by manipulating various items. Just like the two players who assist Mr. Haley onstage, no attempt is made to hide what shes doing. Its almost like watching a radio drama. Director Rachael Endrizzi has done a great job with this intentionally low-tech show, which has the right kind of slapdash, reckless feel to it. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 C9 THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969THE GIRLS OF ABBAThird Great Year February 27th & 28th 3 Course Dinner 5 Choices Of Entrees Dinner @ 6:30pm Show @ 8:00pm Reservations A MUST!JUST $39.95Floridas Oldest Authentic British Tavern Your Royal Wedding Headquarters! 2408 Linwood Avenue, East Naples PUZZLE ANSWERS As the saying goes, Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. At St. Matthews House, we do both. As Collier Countys only emergency housing and food ministry, we serve more than 180,000 meals annually to people who are homeless, the working poor and others who are struggling to make ends meet. Beyond fulfilling their immediate need for nourishment, we also offer them opportunities to learn how to feed others and, in so doing, help them develop skills that will enable them to feed themselves and their families as well. Under the auspices of SMH Catering, we operate a full-service catering company that is well equipped to handle events of all types and sizes, from an intimate luncheon for 10 to a formal wedding for 475. The catering team prepares the food, packs it up and transports it to its intended destination, whether its an event like the Taste of Collier, a company picnic or sit-down wedding. The team can take care of smaller needs, too, such as hors doeuvres and cheese trays for a meeting. The operation is flexible and doesnt always require the long lead time that many commercial operations do. At the same time, the operation helps those striving to turn their lives around to learn about the food and beverage business. Brian Elwell, an executive chef with 20 years experience, serves as the head of our catering operation. He spent a dozen years in the Berkshires working with award-winning Chef Gerhard Schmidt, as well as many years as executive chef at Moorings Park Country Club. Having apprenticed with a top chef, hes ideally suited to teach others the many skills they need to become successful food and beverage professionals. The growth of the program during his four years at the helm is an indication of Chef Elwells talent and dedication. Residents of our transition facilities have the opportunity to intern for the catering company. If they have had previous experience or demonstrate a willingness to learn, they can sign on to work, committing to at least 90 days in the program. They can then expect to take on whatever needs to be done, learning in much the same way Brian did hands-on. They start with some of the simpler tasks, such as washing dishes and sorting food, then move on to more complex aspects of the operation, such as chopping vegetables, preparing items for cooking, making hors doeuvres and arranging platters. Over the years, several people who received their start at the catering company have gone on to enter culinary programs. One is now working for Disney. The catering operation also provides a haven for food and beverage professionals struggling to overcome personal problems, such as alcoholism and homelessness. Kevin Takei was an acclaimed chef with The Four Seasons Hotels, at a four-diamond restaurant in Vermont and the Naples Grande before personal problems cost him his job and family. He checked into St. Matthews House and found recovery. One of many who helped prepare meals for St. Matthews House this past holiday season, Chef Takei has become part of the catering operation as well, guiding others who dont have the level of expertise he does. Chef Elwell derives great satisfaction from the work he does with the catering operation. He enjoys working closely with customers to produce memorable events. Theres added satisfaction in helping his staff learn a skill through which they can earn a living. Its exciting when someone becomes inspired to follow in his footsteps and pursue a career as a chef. He also helps inspire them spiritually, beginning each day with a short Bible study. He believes it starts the day off right and helps the team work better together. It has even attracted other St. Matthews House residents to attend. And, theres more. The catering operation helps fund the overall operation of St. Matthews House by bringing in much-needed revenue to pay for the staff and facilities that assist so many local residents in a time of need. Should you be planning an event that requires catering services, we hope you will give the team at SMH Catering an opportunity to show you what they can offer. For more information, call 2985028 or visit online at Rev. Vann Ellison has been president and CEO of St. Matthews House since 2004. Immediately prior to SMH, he was senior chaplain at the Collier County Sheriffs Office.GIVING St. Matthews House caters to all BY VANN ELLISONSpecial to Florida Weekly

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Artist Harry Danos will demonstrate painting with watercolors Budding artists from Royal Palm Academy will be showcasing recently learned art skills Sponsored By Naples Art Association presentsSaturday, March 510 AM to 4 PMOur 54th SeasonOn Park Street alongside The von Liebig Art Center (just off 5th Ave. South) (239) 262-6517 FREE ADMISSION Artist Images: Millsap, McCarey, Powers, Park NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 C11 danHUDAK www.hudakonhollywood.comYou can expect The Kings Speech to royally crush the competition at the Academy Awards this Sunday, Feb. 27. Its the clear favorite for Best Picture, Director and Actor, and it should pick up a number of other awards (Costume Design among them) as well. Still, The Social Network will give it a run for its money, and Inception should pick up a handful of technical awards. Heres a look at the big six categories and my picks for who will win and who should win each, the two are not often the same.Best Supporting ActorI predict Christian Bale will walk away with the trophy, as his crazed, over-the-top performance has the type of glam thats often rewarded with statues. In contrast, Geoffrey Rush in The Kings Speech was brilliant in a subtle way, which often shamefully gets overlooked. Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right), Jeremy Renner (The Town) and John Hawkes (Winters Bone) round out the nominees. Will win: Mr. Bale Should win: Mr. RushBest Supporting ActressTwo women from The Fighter will duke it out for Best Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo, whos the favorite, and Amy Adams, who no doubt will own an Oscar one day just not this year. Hailee Steinfeld was great in True Grit, but shes in the wrong category as she was the only lead role in that movie. Also nominated are Helena Bonham Carter for The Kings Speech and Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom. This is one of the weakest categories of the night, and in truth the Oscar should be going to Lesley Manville for Another Year, but inexplicably shes not nominated. Will win: Ms. Leo Should win: Miss SteinfeldBest ActorLook no further than Colin Firth for The Kings Speech. Hes well respected, and Academy voters love triumphover-adversity stories. The other nominees need not even show up. But if you want to pick an upset, you have the following to choose from: Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Javier Bardem (Biutiful), James Franco ( Hours) and last years winner in this category for Crazy Heart, Jeff Bridges (True Grit). Will win: Mr. Firth Should win: Mr. FrancoThe Best ActressI predict this race will come down to two phenomenal leading ladies: Natalie Portman for Black Swan and Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right. The prevailing notion is that the Oscar is Ms. Portmans to lose, as it was a career-defining performance that came with great sacrifice from the young starlet. But Ms. Bening has been around a long time, this is her fourth nomination, and shes very well respected. Plus, she owned her movie. The other nominees are Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine), Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole) and Jennifer Lawrence (Winters Bone). This is a tough call. Will win: Ms. Portman Should win: Ms. BeningBest DirectorGiven that Christopher Nolan was wrongfully snubbed for consideration in the Best Director category, this will be a showdown between David Finchers brilliant work on The Social Network and Tom Hoopers softer, less-flashy but emotionally hard-hitting direction of The Kings Speech. Topping both of them but not a real contender here is Darren Aronofsky for his rich and textured work on Black Swan. Honored to be nominated are David O. Russell (The Fighter) and Joel and Ethan Coen (True Grit). If Academy members can be honest with themselves, Mr. Finchers editing, pacing and sheer craftsmanship should get him this award. Will win: Mr. Fincher, in an upset Should win: Mr. AronofskyBest PictureWe have 10 nominees, but really this race is down to two: critical darling The Social Network, which was the odds-on favorite in December and January when it won nearly all the critics awards, and The Kings Speech, which emerged as the favorite after winning all the more recent Guild (Directors, Producers, Screen Actors, etc.) awards. Given that a good amount of Oscar voters are also members of their respective guilds, it would be flat-out irresponsible to not pick The Kings Speech to win. That said, Inception was absolutely fantastic and deserves the honor. But thats also my wishful thinking talking. Will win: The Kings Speech Should win: Inception Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at dan@hudakonhollywood. com and read more of his work at www. FILMS Oscar predictions 2011


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Welcome to the premiere of the Naples International Art & Antique Fair, presenting prestigious art, antique, and jewelry dealers from around the world in a spectacular Southwest Florida setting.Featuring the worlds largest collection of haute couture jewelry, a special one-artist exhibition of Pierre Auguste Renoir, impressionist and modern paintings, books, furniture, silver and decorative arts, the Fair is a unique cultural experience for experienced and novice collectors. The gala preview evening February 24th will bene t the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art.Feb 25 Mar 1, 2011Naples International Pavilion 4835 Immokalee Road @ Livingston Naples, FL 34110 239 949 5411 www.niaaf.comFair details and advance tickets at ORGANIZED BY IFAE WWW.IFAE.COM Wlcome he F Anbuat Hammer Galleries, New York, Pierre Auguste Renoir GRAFF, London


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 role, willing to try anything. Mr. Freshkos personal story is only one of several in this production of Scoundrels. From Ms. Needle, a stay-at-home mother of three and the wife of a local physician, to a state-traversing law enforcement officer, the cast for this play is as colorful as the characters they portray. With four shows already sold out as of press time, theatergoers are advised to secure tickets while they still can. Call the box office at 263-7990 or visit DIRTYFrom page C1COURTESY PHOTOLaura Needle, center, costars as the heiress Christine Colgate in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda at941-575-2121 >> Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by The Naples Players >> When: March 2-April 2, at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Tickets: $35 for adults, $10 for ages 18 and younger >> Info: 263-7990 or in the know


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Champagne Brunch Extravaganza Sunday from 10:30 2:30 Includes unlimited Bloody Marys, Champagne and Mimosas. $35 per person. Call me Angelina24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM Real. Italian. Valid thru 03/30/11 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 C17 550 Port-O-Call Way | Naples, FL 34102Call (239) 649-2275 for Naples Princess Naples Princess e Entertainmen CruiseTuesday, March 150s, 60s, 70s Cruise featuring Joe Marinos live piano show 5:15-7:15pm Thursday, March 3 Wearable Art Fashion Show featuring Leighs Designs and Karis Kreations: 11:30-1:30pm Join our VIP Club and Receive Special Offers and Updates. Text NP to 97063. Standard data and messaging rates apply. Its an art organizations worst nightmare: Support has been promised, the performers are all set and the program has been announced far and wide. Then you get the call. For one reason or another (mostly the world-wide economy these days), the support falls through. Now what to do? You come up with an even better program for Plan B, says William Noll, artistic director of Classic Chamber Concerts. When the Smith Foundation regrettably withdrew its support from CCC, it meant three pianists from Londons Royal Academy would not be performing the seasons Monday, March 7, concert. For Plan B, however, Mr. Noll still managed to engage three pianists to join the Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra on that evening at the Sudgen Community Theatre. They will perform the music of Frederic Chopin, beginning with the Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante. At the piano will be 16-year-old Antonio Madruga, a world-traveled jazz pianist who recently performed at Lincoln Center. Closing the first half of the evening will be the energetic set of Variations, Opus 2, which Chopin set to the Mozart duet La ci darem la mano from Don Giovanni. At the piano will be Paul Wright, a 17-yearold scholarship student at FGCU. Two interns from Opera Naples will perform arias from Don Giovanni. The finale to the allChopin evening will be the Piano Concerto in E minor, one of the most technically demanding concertos in the repertoire, performed by 19-year-old Sijing Ye. Mr. Noll and Ms. Ye performed this work together for the Miami International Piano Festival when Ms. Ye was 13. She has since graduated from Juilliard and now resides in Toronto, Ontario. On the financial side of Plan B, several CCC board members and supporters have made up for the Smith Foundation grant shortfall. Intrigued by this change in programming? Want to see three local arts organizations cooperating (Classic Chamber Concerts, FGCU Bower School of Music and Opera Naples)? Then run, dont walk to the Sugden Community Theatre box office to try and get tickets to this nearly sold-out concert. Tickets are $45 and the performance begins at 8 p.m. Classic Chamber Concerts rises to the challenge when plans change BY SUSAN MAINWARINGSpecial to Florida Weekly MADRUGA


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 C19 PAIN RELIEFHOLISTIC HEALTH SOLUTIONSBreakthrough Non-Invasive Pain Relief Technology. FDA Approved.Deep Tissue Laser Therapy Providing Profound Results for: Bring this coupon to Holistic Health Solutions & recieve:ONE FREELaser Therapy SessionExp. 3/1/11. New Clients Only.(239) 566-1210 877 91st Ave. N., Napleswww.holistic-healthsolutions.comBack & Neck Pain Arthritis Migraines Tennis Elbow TMJ Pain Sports Injuries Knee Pain ... & More! Half Price Bottles of wine* & appetizers From 5-7 in the lounge, 7 days a week*Up to $175Growing up in Italy, my Nonna made the best lobster risotto in town. Ive captured the essence. Call me, lets do dinner Angelina 24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM Real. Italian.The Naples Art Association presents the next Art in the Park event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 5, on Park Street next to The von Liebig Art Center. Naples oldest outdoor art festival, Art in the Park is in its 54th season of monthly in-season festivals showcasing works by members of the NAA. In addition to juried members works, the March event will feature emerging artists from students at Royal Palm Academy. We are so glad that Royal Palm Academy will be joining us for Art in the Park, says Marianne Megela, director of festivals for the NAA. Our mission at the art center is to promote a love of the arts for all ages. A portion of the students will work in various mediums reproducing a still life image, while others will incorporate recently learned pencil-drawing skills. A third group of students will demonstrate a torn-paper project using colored paper and glue sticks to create an organic effect in their artwork. In addition to the students, local painter and art instructor Harry Danos will be on site demonstrating how to paint with watercolors. I find watercolor fresh, alive and exciting no matter how many times I approach a new painting, Mr. Danos says of his craft. A retired architect, he explores the same principles of design through paint. Shoppers and art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to mingle with local artists and discuss their various craft, from painting and photography to jewelry making and wood carving. Admission is free. Art in the Park is sponsored by Steve Stolz/Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Florida Weekly and Happenings A&E magazine. For more information, call 262-6517 or visit Royal Palm Academy students featured in upcoming Art in the ParkCOURTESY PHOTO Study for Marissas, Third Street and Broad, by Harry Danos


18-21 MARCH 2011 CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRWelcome to the premiere of Art Naples, a dynamic event in beautiful Southwest Florida. Art Naples will gather prestigious international galleries, representing approximately 600 of the most innovative artists from across the globe. The carefully selected presentation will feature all forms of contemporary art including paintings, sculpture, photography, design, fine art glass, video and installations from modern art to new cutting-edge artists, as well as an extensive lecture and panel series from some of the art worlds leading experts. welcome to the premiere of naples rst international contemporary art fairPREVIEW MARCH 17 | 6 PM 7 PM PRIVATE VIEWING HONORING THE FRIENDS OF ART AT THE PATTY & JAY BAKER NAPLES MUSEUM OF ART FOR MEMBERSHIP INFO CALL: 239 597 1900 7 PM 10 PM COLLECTORS INVITATIONAL PUBLIC FAIR HOURS MARCH 18 21 | 11 AM 7 PM LOCATION NAPLES INTERNATIONAL PAVILION 4835 IMMOKALEE ROAD @ LIVINGSTON NAPLES, FL 34110 MORE INFORMATION 239 949 5411 WWW.ARTFAIRNAPLES.COM advance discount tickets & info at


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA & E TW0 C21ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTSave the Date Society Cuisine WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 PHILHARMONICCENTERfortheARTS TUES.-SAT.,MARCH29-APRIL2,8P.M. SUN.,APRIL3,7P.M. MATINEES:SAT.-SUN.,APRIL2-3,2P.M.Startingat$,call(800)597-1900orvisitourBoxofficeat5833PelicanBayBlvd.,NaplesMonday-Saturday,10a.m.-5p.m.;Sunday,noon-5p.m. Writing by hand took time and skill long ago before letters were written with pens dipped in ink, with fountain pens or typewriters, or via e-mail on computers. Most of us can still write with a fountain pen, and a few of us could get clear results with a pen and ink. But Asian scholars of the past used a more complicated method of writing. Until the early 20th century, many wrote with a brush, not a pen. The brush was stored in a brush pot that was carefully decorated, as was everything connected to the art of Asian writing. The pot was made of carved bamboo or glazed pottery. A dry cake of ink was kept on a specially shaped inkstone in the pot. A special water dropper was used to dilute small crushed pieces of the cake, and the resulting mixture created a smooth, black ink. Today few people recognize these water droppers. The oldest examples were shaped like small teapots with a hole at the top instead of a lid. Some were just a cylinder that held the water. The favored shape was that of a peach, the symbol of longevity. Other forms were used, too, and even today you can buy new water droppers shaped like animals, birds, snails, peppers, insects or groups of objects. Droppers are usually less than a few inches high or wide. Antique examples sell for hundreds of dollars, but new ones can cost as little as $9.99. They are used today by some calligraphers and are sought by others as collectibles. Q: I was given a trinket box that has a note inside saying Bennington Parian 1845. The box is blue with raised white decorations and an applied bunch of grapes on the lid. What can you tell me about it? A: Bennington pottery was made by two companies: the Norton Co. and the Lyman Fenton & Co., both in Bennington, Vt. There has been a lot of confusion over Bennington pottery, and much of the pottery identified as Bennington in the past is not really Bennington. The problem began when a major museum expert in the 1920s assumed that all pottery found in the area around Bennington was made there. Some of it was made elsewhere, however, and imported into the United States. A later book on Bennington pottery pictured pieces that were made elsewhere but claimed they were made in Bennington. A trinket box with an applied grape lid was pictured in the book. Real Bennington pottery was marked with the name of one of the two potteries that operated in the area and with the name of the city. Both companies were out of business by 1896. Norton Co. operated under various names and partnerships from 1793 to 1894. Lyman Fenton & Co. was in business from 1849 to 1858 and then became United States Pottery Co., which was in business from 1849 to 1858. Archeological digs in the area turned up pieces of Parian, but no fragments of trinket boxes or pieces with applied grapes were found. Q: Ive been collecting cast-iron trivets for many years and have more than 100 different ones. Many were made by Wilton. One has the year 1894 on the top. I also have about a dozen that are marked with the initials J.Z.H. and a year that ranges from 1948 through 1952. I w ould like to know what these are worth. A: Wilton Products made cast-iron trivets, doorstops, match safes, kitchenware, sconces and figures from 1935 to 1989. The Wilton family founded Susquehanna Castings in Wrightsville, Pa., in 1893. But it was not until years later that reproductions of early American trivets were cast and decorated at the Wilton foundry. Trivets marked J.Z.H were made by John Zimmerman Harner (1872-1965) at the Union Manufacturing Co. in Boyertown, Pa. Union Manufacturing made a series of alphabet trivets in cast iron from 1944 to 1958. Designs were reproductions of antique trivets. Each was marked with a letter of the alphabet, the year and the initials J.Z.H. Some of the companys popular designs have been reissued. Trivets are useful, so even reproductions sell for $25 and up. Tip: Remove the musty smell from a bureau drawer by leaving fresh coffee grounds inside for 24 hours. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or e-mail addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. Personal answers or appraisals are impossible. Write to Kovels/Florida Weekly, King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.Water droppers recall ancient art of writing terryKOVEL This piece of turquoiseglazed pottery, 2 inches in diameter, is covered with scrolls arranged around a seal. It is a scroll water dropper sought as a collectible today. Cincinnati Art Galleries auctioned it in 2009 for $130. n t wo n Co. o n & o f the t w o perat e w ith cit y wer b y o v p 17 9 Fe in 18 4 beca Potter y i n busin 1 858. Ar c Th is p ie ce o f tu rq uo is e

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 On the Plaza 3rd Street South Venetian Village Park Shore Promenade Bonita BayDaily: 10 6 Thursday: till 7 Sunday: 11 5 WINNER BEST IN WOMENS CLOTHING 7 YEARS 2004 TO 2010 Spring is bright! Light up the room in the techno fabric jack et. Two styles in Marigold, Citron, Violet, Rose, $298 www.LightingFirst.usGreat Selection, Great Prices available at: Hot Deals. Cool Breezes.The British West Indies inspired Gauguin by minkaAire. Heres some of whats ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information about or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents Broadways Leading Men, a pops tribute to the most memorable male roles ever portrayed on the Great White Way, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 24-26, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb.26-27. Four of Broadways leading men and one leading lady join Maestro Jack Everly and the orchestra to perform popular favorites including Maria from West Side Story and This is the Moment from Jekyll & Hyde. Tickets start at $74. Composer/arranger Dick Hyman presents Dick Hyman Plays Variations on The Wizard of Oz at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, the first of two performances in his Sunday Jazz Series in the Daniels Pavilion. The program will feature clips from The Wizard of Oz and Mr. Hymans piano improvisations of favorite songs from the movie. Mr. Hyman has composed and arranged a dozen Woody Allen films and directed Jazz in July at New Yorks 92nd Street Y for 20 years. Tickets start at $42. Miami City Ballet presents Paul Taylors Promethean Fire at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1-2. Set to a recording of Leopold Stokowskis orchestral transcriptions of Bach, the transcendent and powerful dance has been called Taylors response to 9/11. Also on the program: Balanchines Scotch Symphony and Twyla Tharps The Golden Section, featuring original music by David Byrne. A dance preview with Edward Villella, Miami City Ballet founding artistic director and CEO, begins one hour prior to each performance. Tickets start at $69. Frank Sinatra Jr. presents Sinatra Sings Sinatra, along with a 20-piece orchestra, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 4. The former music director for his famous father, Mr. Sinatra Jr. will perform some of his fathers most beloved songs, along with other musical gems. Tickets start at $59. Lyric soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa performs in concert with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 6. Steven White of the New York City Opera will conduct. Tickets start at $125. The Dukes of Dixieland perform at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, March 6-7, as part of the Cabaret Series. Weaving strands of pop, gospel and country with authentic New Orleans sounds, the Dukes bring a time-honored authenticity to the music of Dixieland, COMING UP AT THE PHIL SEE C23

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This long-running, innuendo-laden comedy from the BBC is set in the ladies and gents departments of an antiquated department store. SUNDAY, FEB. 27, 8 P.M. N a ture: Clash Encounters of Bears and Wolves Find out what happens when two great predators come face to face in Yellowstone. 9 P.M. Mast erpiec e Classic: Any Human Heart Part 3Life goes on for Logan as he enters his 60s and finds new hearts to conquer and new projects, including a stint with the Baader-Meinhof gang. Retired to France, he ponders his life and makes a new friend. MONDAY, FEB. 28, 8 P.M. Antiques Roa dshow: Des Moines Hour 3 Highlights include: An 1856 Des Moines city plan printed just before it officially became Iowas new capital; a circa 1838 E.C. Brewster beehive clock; and a 1925 round European-cut diamond and platinum ring. 9 P.M. American E xperienc e: Triangle Fire On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New Yorks Greenwich Village. Workers tried to make their way downstairs, but the doors on their floor were locked and the fire escape soon crumpled. TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 8 P.M. In P erf ormance at the White House: The Motown Sound The East Room of the White House is the setting for an all-star tribute to the legendary Motown sound as President and Mrs. Obama host musical stars from the labels golden age as well as young performers influenced by Motown and its powerful legacy. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Motown record label launched a historic cultural shift, with cross-over hits and artists such as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells, The Four Tops and many others. 10 P.M. Sp a ce Age: NASAs Story Life & Death in Space Part 4 Humanity seeks to explore deep space and learn to live beyond the Earth. This requires extensive experimentation, and the building of NASAs first space station, Skylab, followed by the International Space Station. This week on WGCU TV

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 MIRAMARE RISTORANTE Waterfront Dining4236 GULFSHORE BLVD N. NAPLES MiraMare invites you to dine while enjoying the casual elegance of our Al Fresco patio overlooking the waters of Venetian Bay. Reservations Recommended NAPLES 11965 Collier Blvd. #1 (239) 352-1242 BONITA 26801 S. Tamiami Tail (239) 948-9700www.senortequilasnaples.comFamily Owned & Operated with 21 Years ExperienceFresh Food Prepared Daily Authentic Mexican Food.LIVEEntertainment! BUY ONELunch or Dinner Entre and get the SECOND FREEWith the purchase of 2 Drinks. Bonita Location Only. HAPPYHOURWeekdays 3-7pm Large Variety of Tequilas Best Mexican Restaurant in Town!2011 Fall SaleVoted Worlds Best by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler more than any other cruise line in history! BETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL Inc. Email: Phone: 239-513-0333 or 800-865-8111 Call Betty Maclean Travel today to book your dream cruise vacation! EndocrinologyMeet Dr. Maria T. Vargas www.PhysiciansRegionalMedicalGroup.comPhysicians RegionalCollier Boulevard Regional Medical Arts Building 8340 Collier Blvd., Naples Now accepting new patients. Appointments: 239-348-4560At Physicians Regional, we are pleased to welcome Maria T. Vargas, M.D., board-certied endocrinologist, to our team of specialists. Dr. Vargas brings her Naples practice to the Regional Medical Arts Building on the beautiful campus of Physicians RegionalCollier Boulevard. With fellowship training and more than 17 years of physician experience, her specialty interests include diabetes and thyroid conditions; pituitary and adrenal problems; cholesterol and hypertension; hormonal dysfunctions such as hypogonadism; metabolism and nutrition. Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Rookery Bay invites exploration, educationThe Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center is a great place to explore the Southwest Florida environment. Heres whats coming up: Tuesday, March 1: Wing It! A Beginning Birders Workshop Learn the basics of birding and then practice your skills on a field trip to a local park. Class begins at 8 a.m. and the field trip winds up at noon. Cost is $20 for nonmembers, members $15. Limited to 20 participants. Wednesday, March 2: Lunch & Learn This series for an adult rather than youth audience runs from noon to 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. As the March speaker David Tetzlaff, director of The Naples Zoo, will discuss snakes of Florida. Series sponsors Carrabbas and Costco Naples provide lunch. The lecture is free for members and $5 for non-members and does not include admission to the Environmental Learning Center. Limited to the first 50 guests. Monday, March 14: Sunset Kayak Tour Set out with a Rookery Bay naturalist at 5:30 p.m. for a 2-hour tour of the estuarys mangrove bays and creeks. Settle into your kayak as thousands of birds soar overhead on their way to roost on a mangrove island. Paddle back under the moon and the stars. Kayaks, lifejackets, paddles and headlamps are included. Admission to the Environmental Learning Center that day is included with the fee. Cost is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. Monday-Friday, March 14-18 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Art Class Learn to draw realistic flowers and plant life using a variety of colored pencils and techniques. Instructor Lee Hammond is the author of more than 25 books on art techniques. Her class covers everything you need to know about floral drawing in colored pencil. A demo-driven teacher, Ms. Hammond shows and well as tells students how to succeed. One-on-one instruction is included. Class fee is $375 plus materials. For reservations for the above programs and more information, call 417-6310 or visit or up at the ConservancyThe Conservancy of Southwest Florida has a full schedule of programs and special activities in the weeks ahead. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26: Its a Sensational Saturday for Bird is the Word. From hummingbirds to bald eagles, Southwest Florida is home to many beautiful birds. Learn about some of these amazing fliers and find out how you can help protect them. Meet a live bird of prey and then make a fun eagle craft. 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5 and 19: Want to learn about Floridas past? Discover half-million-year-old fossils from a Collier County quarry and OUTDOORS NEWS

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18K COUTURE AND SILVER COLLECTIONS50-70%OFF SAMPLE SALETHE NAPLES BEACH HOTEL & GOLF CLUB851 Gulf Shore Boulevard North February 24 27For additional information: samplesale@judithripka.comWWW.JUDITHRIPKA.COM BRING THIS AD & RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL OFF YOUR TOTAL PURCHASE.$50PRICES FROM $250FW-1 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 C27 Two Dinners & a Bottle of Wine239-263-45811100 Tamiami Trail N., Naples 6 blocks South of the Coastland Mall, next to the Ramada$1995Dinners Include: ALL NIGHT EVERY NIGHT!King sh Napa Valley{} Entertainment FromNAPLES PREMIER STEAKHOUSE Open 7 Days Dinner 4:30pm-10pm Happy Hour 4:30pm 6:30pm Serving the Evening Meal Since 1947per person have a chance to win more during the raffle at lunch with Gary Schmelz. Cost is $60 for Conservancy members, $95 for others (lunch not included). Space is limited. 2-6 p.m. Monday, March 14: Learn about Art in the Environment with photographer Dennis Goodman. Study some of Mr. Goodmans nature photography at the Conservancy before boarding the Good Fortune pontoon boat for a chance to snap some of your own amazing wildlife photographs with some tips from a professional. This special sunset cruise includes wine and light refreshments. Cost is $149 for members, $185 for others (includes a one-year membership). For reservations or more information about the above programs, call the Conservancy of Southwest Florida at 262-0304, ext. 266, or visit www.conservancyorg.Paddle the Blackwater River with a park guideLearn about Southwest Floridas mangrove estuaries while paddling down the Blackwater River accompanied by a naturalist guide at Collier-Seminole State Park. Canoe trips take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. This is a great adventure for ages 6 and older. Cost is $25, and there is a limit of 16 people per trip. Paddlers ages 12 and older are invited to experience the sounds and shadows of the river by moonlight during guided tours from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 16-17 (weather permitting). Cost of the moonlight paddles is $30 per person, and participation is limited to 12. All equipment is provided; paddlers need to bring their own water, a snack and bug spray or other protection from the sun. Electronic devices such as cell phones or cameras should be sealed in watertight containers. Reservations are required for all guided canoe trips and can be made by calling Collier-Seminole State Park at 394-3397. Entrance to the park is at 20200 Tamiami Trail E., eight miles south of County Road 951 (Collier Boulevard). Preserve has free nature talksThe Naples Preserve and Eco-Center presents free nature talks at 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Visitors are welcome to explore the boardwalk after the lecture. Coming up March 1: A ranger from Everglades National Park will discuss the Dry Tortugas. And on March 8: Bob Sobzak of Big Cypress National Preserve will discuss the hydrology of swamps. The Naples Preserve and Eco-Center is at 1690 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call 261-4290. OUTDOORS NEWS

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company 866-949-6005 239-949-6001 24851 Tamiami Trail, S. Suite 5 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 At the Palm City Market on concourse D at S.W. Florida International Airport2 Locations!www.paradiseshrimponline.comor Online! 239-593-5555www.randys shmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm Check out Randys New iPhone App! NEW LOCATIONWe are opening a new location in Bonita Springs! Our new location will feature a shmarket (Randys Paradise Shrimp Co.) a new restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner, a live aquaculture sh farm, gourmet market and much more!!! Signed Bottles For Sale!February is National Heart MonthColby Red $9.99 Free samples available daily!Paradise shrimp company only. Sun Harvest Orange Juice $ 2 99 Reg. $4.99 NEWS FLASH! Check out Fitness for Life in Naples www. $1 OFFUp To 4 AdmissionsRookery Bay Environmental Learning Center 300 Tower Road (off Collier Blvd. 1 mile South of US 41)Open Mon.Sat. 9am-4pm rookerybay.orgExplore the Outdoors! Valid through 3/31/11. Cannot be combined with any other o er. CHARTER SIGHTSEEING BOATMaritime Lady | 239-593-7475 Naples Boat Charters | Captain Jim Albert Dolphin Watches, Sunsets, Trips to Marco Island for Lunch, Port Royal Homes & Yacht Tours, Waterfront Property Tours for Agents & Buyers Jazz in the Sky opens symphony Designer ShowcaseJazz in the Sky opens the Southwest Florida Symphony Designer Showcase from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 4, on the rooftop terrace at Tavira in Bonita Bay. Honorary chairs of the evening are Scott and Simone Lutgert and NBC2/ABC7 weekend new anchor Stacey Deffenbaugh. The high-rise gala kicks off Sanctuaries in the Sky, the March 5-13 showcase that lets visitors tour six luxury residences in Tavira. Tickets for the black tie-optional evening are $45 per person and include entertainment by Hector Vega. Reservations are requested by March 1 and can be made by calling 418-0996. After the opening-night gala, admission to the Sanctuaries in the Ski showcase will be $15 at the door. Refreshments will be served in the Tavira clubroom, where sales from a vintage jewelry boutique will support the symphony. Visit Sanctuaries in the Sky on Facebook to learn more. Blind Side parents star in fundraiser for Youth HavenYouth Haven welcomes Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, whose real-life adoption of Michael Oher inspired the best-selling book and award-winning movie The Blind Side, to a fundraising luncheon on Thursday, March 10, at the Naples Grande Resort. With the encouragement and support of his adoptive family, Mr. Oher went on to become a star NFL player. Mr. Tuohy was a record-breaking University of Mississippi basketball player and an NBA broadcaster who is now a successful restaurateur. Mrs. Tuohy, dubbed a warrior princess in The Blind Side, is a Memphis native and interior designer featured on HGTV and in numerous publications. She will soon make regular appearances on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Together the Tuohys wrote the New York Times bestselling book, In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving, about the transformative power of generosity. Luncheon tickets are $250 per person. Seating is limited. For more information, call 687-5153 or e-mail Jamie Gregor at SAVE THE DATE COURTESY PHOTO The real-life Tuohy family, inspiration for The Blind Side book and movie

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Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News choice CHAMPION2010southwest orida NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 C29 Open Monday-Saturday 9-5 Open Thursdays till 7 pm Sunday 11-4 NOW 3 STORES IN NAPLES OUR NEWEST IS DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH AVENUE! 747 Fifth Ave S., Naples 239-262-8771 NAPLES GIFT STORE 3754 Tamiami Trail N. 403-7030 Next to Mel s Diner NAPLES 3652 Tamiami Trail N. 403-8771 Located behind Mel s Diner BONIT A SPRINGS 28194 Tamiami Tr. S. 948-5828 Just south of Bonita Beach Rd., next to KFC KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE www.bestofever ythingnaples.comTHE BEST JEWELRY THE BEST BRACELETS THE BEST NECKLACES THE BEST PINS THE BEST RINGS THE BEST WATCHES THE BEST STERLING SILVER THE BEST MUSIC THE BEST DANCING THE BEST SMILES THE BEST ACCESSORIES THE BEST HANDBAGS THE BEST SCARVES THE BEST HAIR ACCESSORIES THE BEST SUNGLASSES THE BEST VISORS THE BEST REPUTATION THE BEST ATMOSPHERE THE BEST STAFF THE BEST GIFTS THE BEST ELIZA B SANDALS THE BEST GIFT CERTIFICATES THE BEST STUFFED ANIMALS THE BEST CARDS THE BEST GIFTSSimplythe best. 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 8 8 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 K K K K K K W W W W W W E E E E E E 7 7 7 7 7 7 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 9 9 9 9 ww ww w w. se se k ak ak ey ey we we t st st ex ex pr pr es es s s. co co m m fac b ebo ok com / / Key We s tEx press Reasons to VISIT KEY WEST March 5th 49TH ANNUAL CONCH SHELL BLOWING CONTESTMarch 13th KEY WEST FISHING TOURNAMENT KICKOFF CELEBRATIONA seven-month-long competition that runs from March through November and is open to the general public.March 18th 51ST ANNUAL HOUSE TOURSEach tour features lovely homes and gardens reecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners.March 19th 33RD ANNUAL ST. PATRICKS DAY BAR STROLL $ 5 OFFFull Fare Roundtrip AdultCannot be combined with other offers. Bucket List Bash should be on your listThe American Cancer Society presents the first Bucket List Bash to help raise funds and awareness beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. High bidders on an array of creative auction items designed to celebrate life will be able to cross off incredible experiences on their bucket lists. For reservations or more information, contact Kim Azar-Anderson at the American Cancer Society, 2610337. Go wild at Rookery Bay Batfish BashThe second annual Batfish Bash presented by Friends of Rookery Bay is coming up Saturday, March 12, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. The evening features a cocktail hour, wild silent auction, Old Florida fare and dancing to the Raiford Starke Band. The dinner menu includes Bertha Lowdermilks BBQ Wild Boar sundae with baked beans and sweet southern slaw, Chokolaskee chicken, carved beef with Arthur Stewarts Swamp Cabbage Salad, seafood gumbo, vegetarian options and a variety of desserts. Several vineyards affiliated with Paradise Seafood and Southern Wine & Spirits are donating the evenings wine. Auction items include a condo in Steamboat Springs, a cabin in North Carolina, a New Hampshire inn, a family weekend in Miami, shark tagging and sea turtle monitoring with Rookery Bay staff, scuba lessons and dives, guided kayak tours and a threehour sunset cruise on a 106-foot private yacht with full crew, cocktails and hors doeuvres. Tennis and golf packages, sports memorabilia and restaurant packages are also part of the lot. Tickets are $150. Proceeds will benefit Rookery Bays youth science education, environmental research activities and community outreach programs. For tickets or more information, call 262-0750, visit batfishbash or e-mail Wishmakers Ball set for March 18The fifth annual Wishmakers Ball to benefit Make-A-Wish of Southwest Florida takes place Friday, March 18, at The Club at the Strand. British entertainer Jimmy Keys will delight guests with his signature mix of music and comedy. Individual tickets are $175 and sponsorships start at $2,000. For reservations or more information, call Pam LaFrance at 992-9474 or visit SAVE THE DATE

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 And luxuriate in an inviting and welcoming boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Naples. With 87 elegantly appointed rooms & suites, an intimate spa, inspired dining at Trulucks, lively McCabes Irish Pub & Grill, just steps from the beaches and everywhere you want to be.Enhance your Naples experience with one of our all inclusive packages. fth avenue south 699 fth avenue south, naples, orida 34102 888.403.8778 | 239.403.8777 | innon authenticallynaples. distinctivelydowntown. staycentered 2930_TIOF_FlaWeeklyNaplesAd.indd 1 1/24/11 11:02 AM Our family invites you to dine while enjoying the casual elegance of Miramares Al Fresco Patio overlooking the water on Venetian Bay.4236 GULFSHORE BLVD N. NAPLES 239-430-6273 | WWW.MIRAMARENAPLES.COM Serving Lunch Daily Happy Hour First Seating Dinner Book your plans for WanderlustBid on fabulous travel, culinary and sports packages including a seven-night voyage aboard The World, a three-day spa interlude for two, and trips to London, Paris, Aruba, Hawaii, New York, Napa and Key West at Wanderlust 2011 on Saturday, April 2, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Hosted by Southwest Floridas major resorts, private clubs, restaurants and tourism partners, Wanderlust raises funds for FGCUs Resort & Hospitality Management program. The 22nd annual auction will bring together 13 Southwest Florida chefs to showcase Herbert J. Sugden Hall, the state-of-the-art home of the FGCU program. Serving their specialties will be the chefs from Angelinas Ristorante, Bleu Provence, Blu Sushi, Blue Water Bistro, French Bread Oven, Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club, Keylime Bistro, Naples Grande Beach Resort, the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Norman Love Confections, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Ruths Chris Steak House, Sale e Pepe at Marco Beach Ocean Resort and Tarpon Bay at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Highlights of the evenings silent and live auction packages include travel, dining, sporting and spa experiences; a raffle to win a collection of wines from the personal cellars of esteemed wine connoisseurs; the famous fishbowl of on-the-spot donations and the popular balloon pop where guests win certificates to local restaurants, retail establishments, local hotels or golf courses. Tickets are $250 per person. Corporate sponsorships are available. Call 277-3963 or e-mail From Memphis to Naples for NCH Magnolia BallA true southern spirit will grace the Magnolia Ball 2011 when Chad Kimball from Broadways Memphis greets guests at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Saturday, April 9. The evening includes a champagne pre-party, live music and dancing to raise awareness and money for the health and well being of NCH cancer patients. Chair of the biennial ball is Jackie Bearse. Since 2001, the event has raised more than $5 million to help the NCH Healthcare Foundation provide equipment, facilities, treatment and caring support for Naples area cancer patients and their families. This years goal is to fund renovations to the Out-Patient Infusion Center that will enhance the comfort of patients being treated at the NCH North Naples Hospital. For reservations or more information, contact Cynthia Bennett at 436-4511 or visit SAVE THE DATE

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ MR. TEQUILA RESTAURANT 3216 North Tamiami Trail(239) 304-8629 HAPPY HOUR 4-6pm 2-4-1 Margaritas Domestic Draft Beer $2.50 Everyday!Hours: Open 7 Days Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm Best Margaritas in Town! Spend $25 Receive $5 OFF 1. Tiffany Homuth with Marlin 2. Kirk and Colleen Kvetko with Olivia and Diva 3. George and Debbi Wilson with Jordan 4. Saundra and Bill Stout with LuLu 5. Christopher and Kathleen Sullivan with Piglett 6. Chief with Tom and Cindy RynalskiSTEPHEN WRIGHT / COURTESY PHOTOS 1A fur-filled evening at The Ritz-Carlton Golf ResortThe 11th annual Pet Lovers Gala for Humane Society Naples 23 5 6 4

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FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC32 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 Wednesday March 2e Mole Hole of Ft. Myers e Bell Tower Shops, Suite #245 (239) 433-4700ursday, March 3e Mole Hole of Bonita e Promenade Shops, Suite #132 (239) 949-4828 Oner Ji Foo il igb piecet purchase! Trunk Show of Bovano EnamelsAmerican leader in enamel wall sculptures 1. Wilma Boyd and Connie Moody 2. Cyndi Fields and Mary Ann Green 3. Bob and Terry Edwards 4. Sabrina Kelly and Kaleigh Grover 5. Patricia Wheeler and Nadine Wells 6. Gordon Demaine and Jackie Pierce 1. Mary Lottes and Pat Holmes 2. Kena Yoke and Ana Oates 3. Mark Cyr and Cindy Dobyns 4. Kari Kremer, Leigh Herndon and Amanda JaronCHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY A thank you before the Shelters annual luncheonPatrons party for Mending Broken Hearts with HopeA Wearable Art Sail aboard the Naples Princess 14 6 235 1 4 2 3

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C33 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ Laughing it up for the Naples Art Association and the Collier County Sheriffs OfficeThe Charity Chuckle at The von Liebig Art Center 1. Chris Warden and Joy Erickson 2. Denise Pasquino and Tyler Pietrykowski 3. Barret Farmer, Melinda Smith, Annette Pipitone, Diane Winsor, Elizabeth Black and Sandra Palon. 4. Kelly Assad, Melissa Martin and Janet Gable 5. Alexandra Velez, Josephine Gallina and Nathalie Tavares 6. Steve Loyd and Jamie Loyd MARY LINA IVES / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5 6

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Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 239.530.5134 www.nbrboatrental.comText BOAT to 37483 Special Offer 1500 Fifth Avenue South Naples, Florida 34102 Exploring No Rain Guarantee (limited) Available at Ship Store Starting at $195 Swimming White Sugar Sand Beaches Shelling Fishing (rod & reels included) Here are some capsule summaries of previous reviews: Bamboo Caf, 755 12th Ave. S., Naples; 643-6177This casual and inviting French cafe has been a downtown fixture for years. While there are always classic French dishes to be had, the kitchen also offers choices that are lighter and more appropriate to the subtropical climate. A soupcon of Moroccan fare adds to the allure. Tasty steamed mussels in a delicate broth filled with lemon and garlic came in a lovely black pot. An endive salad with crumbled blue cheese, walnuts and a well-balanced balsamic vinaigrette was another light but satisfying starter. Irish salmon was gently baked and served with lemon beurre blanc. A lamb tagine, delivered in the traditional bowl with cone-shaped top, contained sweet dried plums and a mystical mixture of seasonings. A Napoleon was exceptionally good, with puff pastry topping the delicate pastry filled with ethereal Chantilly cream and fresh ripe berries. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2009Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill, 8990 Fontana Del Sol Way; 431-7611There are plenty of players in the local sports bar scene, but Bokampers (named after owner and former Miami Dolphin Kim Bokamper) distinguishes itself with attentive service, an inventive menu and sleek surroundings, not to mention a dizzying array of screens displaying sporting events. Sure, theres the usual stuff: burgers, wings, chili and sliders, but other options include shrimp, calamari, tuna wontons and fish tacos. Bos banging shrimp and Bos signature wings were great starters. The fish tacos were outstanding, three bountiful flour tortillas filled with flavorful mahi and all the trimmings. Less successful was the blandish barbecue pulled pork sandwich (although the management contacted me after the review ran to say they were working to improve it). A crock full of warm apple pie a la mode finished the meal off nicely. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2010Pelagos Caf, 4951 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 263-2996 The management calls whats served here Mediterranean soul food and thats an excellent description. Primarily Greek, the menu also offers a smattering of other dishes from the region. Portions are large and most dishes are ample for two. I can recommend the fried calamari with its cinnamon-scented marinara and a vegetable plate that contained roasted peppers, grilled artichoke hearts, beet salad and the best dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) Ive had outside of Greece. The avgolemono soup, Greek salad and gyro platter were spot on. Also delicious was a simply grilled mahi fillet topped with asparagus, artichokes, olives and cherry tomatoes. For dessert, one large wedge of baklava more than satisfied two of us. A bonus at Pelagos is its moderate prices. Odds are youll have enough leftovers for another meal. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2009Sea Salt, 1186 Third St. S.; 434-7258Chef Fabrizio Aielli was the darling of the Washington, D.C., political elite before he and his wife, Ingrid, decided to head south. And so was born Sea Salt. No expense has been spared in the chic, modern dcor, the voluminous wine list or the painstakingly prepared food. Curry coconut black mussels and a salad of red and gold beets with mache and pecancrusted goat cheese were excellent starters, although those with a taste for carpaccio, raw oysters or meats and cheeses will find suitable options as well. The menu changes regularly, so some dishes wont be available, but the limoncellomarinated salmon with green lentil mustard sauce, as well as the wild halibut and veal osso buco ravioli were outstanding. Desserts include house-made gelato and a sushi-style menu of Norman Love chocolates. The pistachio gelato with tomato marmalade was rich and velvety, the tiny almond linzer torte three bites of bliss. Our two servers were true professionals, adding polish to an excellent meal. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2009Sweet Mamas Island Cuisine, 3560 Tamiami Trail E.; 692-9442 Chef/owner Sheraz Khans cozy eatery on the East Trail offers an intriguing mix of dishes that reflects her varied background, with Caribbean, European and Indian influences. Whatever you order, its delivered with her characteristic warmth in a comfortably casual dining room. Salads, which come with most entrees, were fresh with a tangy ginger balsamic dressing. Fried calamari and coconut shrimp were perfectly cooked. The tangy cocktail sauce that came with the calamari was a clever departure from the usual marinara. A creamy, slightly spicy mango sauce was a nice accompaniment to the shrimp. Warm corn casserole, a cross between cornbread and pudding, came next. It was so good Id like to order it as an entree. Generous portions of jerk shrimp and curry chicken were mouthtinglingly spicy, served with rice studded with beans and rice. A non-alcoholic beer helped quell the burn, but it was the homemade Key lime pie with real whipped cream that finally vanquished it. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2010 PAST REPASTS mond linzer torte three i te s of b li ss Ou r w o se rv er s we re ue profesona l s a dd n g polish to n e x ce ll e nt m ea l Fu ll a r cornbread an was so g oo d an entree. G shrimp and c tinglingly s p d e d wit h b h o l ic b eer h w as the ho m r eal whipp q uis h e d it. B Fo od

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 The Trail Cafe and Grill has been around for many years, but recently changed hands. Chef Christopher and wife Patricia Jubinville have taken over, bringing imaginative cuisine to the restaurant. Both Johnson & Wales Culinary School graduates, the Jubinvilles bring diverse experiences to the mix. Mr. Jubinville worked with Michelle Bernstein, of the Food Network and The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami. Mrs. Jubinville was a manager at Joes Stone Crab in Miami Beach, then managed Trail Caf for three years before purchasing it with her husband. Made from scratch with an emphasis on comfort, the chefs additions to the menu include Razzleberry Stuffed French toast (encrusted with caramelized pecans and cognac razzleberry sauce), Georgia peach French toast croissant and a lox-and-cream-cheese omelet.Breakfast, available 7-11:30 a.m. weekdays and all day on weekends, offers build-your-own omelets or skillets, breakfast sandwiches, granola, biscuits and gravy and more. Lunch is served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. Its at Lynwood Square, 12820 North U.S. 41. Call 598-2480.Pinchers family opens barbecue restaurantWith several Pinchers Crab Shacks operating around the area, owner Tony Phelan has branched out into barbecue, opening Texas Tonys BBQ Shack & Catering in the old Fitzgeralds building on the East Trail. I grew up in Driftwood, Texas, home of The Salt Lick BBQ, where my mother and sister worked, says Mr. Phelan. Barbecue has run in my blood ever since.Meats are served Texas-style, with briskets smoked for 18 hours with orange wood. Ribs and chicken are smoked for six hours. In addition to a range of meats, the restaurant serves such favorites as collard greens, macaroni and cheese and homemade desserts, as well as its own barbecue sauce. Open 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily, its at 4519 Tamiami Trail E. Call 732-8397.Vegan cookbook author shares expertise at local workshopsWorden Farm, the Punta Gorda organic farm run by intrepid farmers Eva and Chris Worden, not only offers great produce, but worthwhile classes and workshops to help people make the most of it. To that end, Vicki Chelf will present three workshops in the coming months. The author of six books, including The Arrowhead Mills Cookbook and Cooking with the Right Side of the Brain, Ms. Chelf is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design and holds a degree in holistic nutrition from Clayton College. Heres what shes offering, all on Sunday afternoons from 1-4 p.m.: Feb. 27: An Introduction to Vegan Cooking, which will illustrate the staples that make up a balanced vegan (no animal products) diet, with recipes suitable for anyone interested in adding more plant-based foods to their diet. March 27: Roots, in which participants will find that root vegetables are nutritious, delicious and inexpensive. Learn what to do with them as Ms. Chelf cooks turnips with their greens flavored with caramelized onions and shiitake mushrooms, as well as baked beets, Pearl Buck radishes, stuffed potato cakes, Tunisian carrot salad and more. April 17: Have Your Bread and Eat it, Too, in which Ms. Chelf explains how homemade, whole-grain bread can be an important part of a healthy diet. She will show how to make bread from scratch, turning one basic dough into pizza, rolls and sweet breakfast loaves. Classes are $25 each for Worden Farm members and $30 for non-members. Make reservations at www.wordenfarm. com or by calling (941) 637-4874. Worden Farm is at 34900 County Road 74 in Punta Gorda.Coconut Jacks to open soon in BonitaCoconut Jacks Waterfront Grille is coming soon to the spot formerly occupied by Vincenzos on the Bay in Bonita Springs. Restaurateur Brad Lewis and Chef Jon Venuto (formerly of Parrot Key Caribbean Grill in Fort Myers Beach) have spent months remodeling, adding a chickee hut and refining a menu that will feature Caribbean fare, sandwiches and lots of seafood. Its at 5370 Bonita Beach Road. Look for more details at the website,, or check out the restaurants Facebook page.Short takes Norman Love Confections offers a series of cooking classes starting March 9 with one on molded candies. Other classes, taught by the companys artisan chefs, will include cookies, Easter eggs, cupcakes, tea pastries, truffles, plated desserts, tarts and pies. Sessions are $95 per person and run 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. For the schedule and details on how to register, visit www. or call 561-7215. The Wine Tasters of Naples will hold Some Decanted Evening, a charity benefit, on Saturday, April 9, at The Players Club at Lely Resort. There will be a wine tasting, dinner, live music and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Youth Haven, St. Matthews House and the Shelter for Abused Women and Children. Its $85 per person, with checks made payable to The Community Foundation of Collier County. Mail to Dan Leaman, club president, 5637 Whisperwood Blvd., #601, Naples, FL 34110. Don Shula comes to Shulas Steak House at the Hilton Naples along with four Miami Dolphins from the legendary 2 perfect season Bob Griese, Earl Morrall, Mercury Morris and Larry Little for a meet and greet and lunch at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Collier County and The Don Shula Foundation. Its a three-course lunch for $75 in advance or $85 at the door. Shulas is at 5111 Tamiami Trail N. Call 430-4999 or make a reservation at M Waterfront Grille offers diners 20 percent off their entire check when they bring a ticket stub from a performance at The Philharmonic Center for the Arts on the same day. The discount is available before or after a Phil event. The restaurant is at the Village on Venetian Bay, 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd. Call 263-4421. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort now serves gourmet bar foods in small sharable portions in its lobby lounge, known as Global. The fare represents an array of countries and includes dishes such as chorizo empanadas, tandoori chicken, bratwurst, escargot and steamed buns. The hotel is at 2600 Tiburon Drive. Call 593-2000. Pollo Tropical has introduced grilled shrimp quesadilla wraps and salads for a limited time. The wrap includes grilled shrimp, melted cheddar jack cheese, tomatoes and chipotle dressing on an 8-inch flatbread finished on a grill press. Its $2.99 on its own or $4.99 with a side dish and fountain drink. The salad features grilled shrimp, lettuce, black bean fiesta mix, tortilla chips and shredded cheese with chipotle ranch dressing and a cheesefilled tortilla. Its $6.99. Berts Seafood & Chowder House on Fifth Avenue has closed. Send items to cuisine@ P b op P o karenFELDMAN food & wine CALENDAR Friday-Saturday, Feb. 26-27: times and locations v ary, Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: This annual fundraiser for childrens charities features vintner dinners at private homes on Friday followed by the grand tasting and auction Saturday afternoon at Miromar Lakes Beach Club, Estero; prices vary; (239) 278-3900 or Saturday, Feb. 26: 7 9 p.m., Robb & Stucky Culinary Center: Chef Martin Murphy and Unfiltered Unfined Wines Jane Delaney host a multi-course wine dinner; $75 inclusive, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Sunday-Monday, Feb. 27-28: 6:30 p .m., The English Pub: Enjoy a threecourse dinner followed by The Girls of Abba show; $39.95, 2408 Linwood Ave., East Naples; 775-3727. Monday, Feb 28: 57 p .m., Pure Urban Oasis: Sample the wines of the Chilean winery Haras de Pirque; $10 (can be used as credit toward dinner that night), Mercato; 514-7873. Reservations preferred. Thursday, March 2: N aples T omato: Learn to make pasta while making new friends at the Pasta Kitchen Dinner Social, which features a class, antipasto, two pasta courses and spumoni; $35, 14700 Tamiami Trail North; 598-9800. Saturday, March 4: 6 p.m., Shula s Steak House: Tim Duncan, owner of Silver Oak Winery, will be on hand for a wine dinner featuring a jumbo lump crab cake, chopped tomato and mozzarella salad, steak Mary Anne and mini chocolate lava cake, all paired with Silver Oak wines; $95 in advance, $115 at the door, 5111 Tamiami Trail North; 430-4999. Or reserve at www. Sunday, March 12: 2:30 p.m., N aples Tomato: Learn how to make fresh mozzarella while sampling cheeses, then bring some home from this popular class; $35, 14700 Tamiami Trail North; 598-9800.Farmers markets Saturday: 7 a.m.-noon, Pr omenade at Bonita Bay: U.S. 41 and South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Saturday: 7:30 a.m.-2 p .m., North Naples United Methodist Church: 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road; 398-8623. Saturday: 7:30-11:30 a.m., T hird Street South: in the parking area behind Tommy Bahama between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday: 8 a.m.-1 p .m., Collection at Vanderbilt: northwest corner of Vanderbilt Beach and Airport-Pulling roads; 594-9358. Sunday: 8 a.m.-1 p .m., Bank of Naples: 4099 Tamiami Trail; 249-9888. Wednesday: 2:30-6:30 p .m., S t. Monicas Episcopal Church: 7070 Immokalee Road; 591-4572. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ WEEKLY CUISINE New owners at Trail Caf put emphasis on comfort food r ch : 3 98-8623. Th ir d Street e a behin d y s. F or t h e sc h e d u l e an d w to register, visit www. nfec ti o n s co m o r c all e Tasters w i ll e y u r t The at Lely will be a d inner, l ive n t au c ti o n. Pr oY outh Haven St. use and th e Sh e lt e r W omen and Children. e rson, with checks made e Communit y Foundatio n n ty. Mail to Dan Leaman, 5637 Whisperwood Blvd. FL34110 sh re dd e d c h eese w i t h c hi p otle ranch dressing and a cheesef illed tortilla. I ts $ 6.99. Berts Sea f ood & Cho w der House on Fifth Avenue has closed. COURTESY PHOTOShrimp quesadilla wrapCOURTESY PHOTOTrail Cafe owners Patricia and Chef Christopher Jubinville